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For those who are thinking, 

「I wanna bicycle around downtown Kawaramachi, Gion, Yasaka Shrine, Sanjo Ohashi bridge!」

「I’m looking for a bicycle rental shop round the Shijo area.」

then this article is for you!

Hello! WABI SABI here, to give foreign visitors the info they need to enjoy Japan even more!

What we, the information brokers of Japan, would like to introduce to you are the rental cycle shops in the Shijo Kawaramachi and Shijo Karasuma area, which are the representative tourist spots of Kyoto!

There are many tourist spots around Shijo Kawaramachi and Shijo Karasuma, such as the downtown area around Kawaramachi, Gion, Yasaka Shrine, and the Sanjo Ohashi bridge.

Those who plan on visiting these spots, be sure to use this as a reference!

Now let’s get right into it!

Kyoto eco Trip: Shijo Karasuma Store

“Kyoto eco Trip: Shijo Karasuma Store” is a bicycle rental store that is 2 away from the central exit of Kyoto Karasuma station.

At the Kyoto eco Trip: Shijo Karasuma Store, you can get an original map so you can fully tour Kyoto and the follow up after renting a bicycle is very smooth and tidy.

Furthermore, for separate prices, you can extend your borrowing time for a night and they even have a bike collecting service which at your convenience!

Store Info

Business Hours 8:30~18:00
Telephone Number 075-746-7942
Access Methods Around 2 minutes on foot from Subway「Shijo Station」

Around 2 minutes on foot from Hankyu「Karasuma Station」

Address 466 Kannon-do, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 604-8222

Rental Prices Info

Normal Bicycle 800 yen
3 Speed Bicycle 1000 yen
Electric Bicycle 1800 yen
Long Distance Electric Bicycle 2000 yen
Parent and Child Bicycle 1300 yen
Electric Parent and Child Bicycle 2300 yen
Children’s Bicycle 1000 yen

Extension Price Info

1 Night use(※Must be returned by 8:30) 700 yen

Collecting Service Prices

Collection 500 yen(※Depending on the area)
Returning to other stores 500 yen(※Main Store)

Click here for their official website!

THE GOOD DAY VELO BIKES & COFFEE KYOTO

“THE GOOD DAY VELO BIKES & COFFEE KYOTO” is a bicycle rental shop that is 5 minutes away from the subway Karasuma Oike on foot.

This bicycle rental shop has a coffee stand attached to it with a picnic set plan.

The picnic set includes coffee and cups that you can rent and enjoy having a picnic with along the Kamogawa River.

This is a recommended shop for those that wanna calmly bicycle around Kyoto.

Store Info

Business Hours 9:00~18:00(※Regular Holidays:Monday・The third Sunday)
Telephone number 075-606-5345
Access Method Around a 5 minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike.
Address
685 Ōsakazaimokuchō

Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, 604-8182

Rental Prices Info

Normal Bicycle 1400 yen
Mini Bello 1400 yen

Optional Service Info

Drinks There is a charge
Simple Child Seat There is a charge
Adult Helmets Free of charge

Click here for their official website!

J-Cycle

“J-Cycle” is a bicycle rental shop that is minutes away from the subway Shijo station, Gojo station, and Hankyu Karasuma station.

J-Cycle originally only sold bicycles, but now they also actively rent out bicycles.

They have an abundance of types of bicycles, with optional services, such as bicycle navigators and smartphone holders. This is the perfect shop for those that want to comfortably bicycle around Kyoto.

Shop Info

Business Hours 10:00~19:00(※Must be returned by 18:30)
Telephone Number 075-341-3196
Access Methods Around a 4 minute walk from the Subway Shijo station
Around a 4 minute walk from the Hankyu Karasuma station
Around a 6 minute walk from the Subway Gojo station
Address 〒600-8401 Kyoto, Shimogyo Ward, Torocho, 570 Kyoto Higashino-toin Takatsukiji Building B1F

Rental Prices Info

Standard Bicycle(No speed changer) 800 yen
Standard Bicycle(Has speed changer) 1000 yen
MTB・Sports Bicycle 1400 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycle 1700 yen
Foldable Bicycle 1000 yen
Childrens Bicycle 1000 yen

Extension Price Info

1 night use There is a charge(※Must be returned by 10:00 am)

Optional Service Info

Luggage Storage Free of charge
Tour Map Free of charge
Adult Helmets There is a charge
Raincoat Free of charge
Smartphone Holder There is a charge
Bicycle navigator There is a charge
Simple Child Seat There is a charge

・There is also a Daily Use Discount!

Click here for their official website!

NINJA CYCLE

“NINJA CYCLE” is a bicycle rental shop that is close to the Nishiki market.

This store works for those that want to rent a bicycle for a short time to a day as they price for how long you rent their bicycles.

Store Info

Business Hours 9:00~18:00(※Regular Holiday:Sunday)
Telephone Number 075-221-5732
Access Methods Around a 5 minute walk from the Subway Karasuma Oike
Around a 7 minute walk from the Hankyu Karasuma station
Around a 5 minute walk from the Subway Shijo station
Address 226-1 SanmonjichōNakagyō-ku, Kyoto, 604-8135

Rental Prices Info

Standard Bicycle(With speed changer) 1000 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycle 2000 yen
Mini Bello 1000 yen
Road Bike 2000 yen
Mountain Bike 1500 yen

Time Based Prices

1 Hour
Standard Bicycle 200 yen
Mini Bello 200 yen
Mountain Bike 300 yen
Road Bike 400 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycle 400 yen
2 Hours
Standard Bicycle 400 yen
Mini Bello 400 yen
Mountain Bike 600 yen
Road Bike 800 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycle 800 yen
3 Hours
Standard Bicycle 600 yen
Mini Bello 600 yen
Mountain Bike 900 yen
Road Bike 1200 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycle 1200 yen
4 Hours
Standard Bicycle 800 yen
Mini Bello 800 yen
Mountain Bike 1200 yen
Road Bike 1600 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycle 1600 yen
24 Hour Plan Existing

Optional Services Info

Adult Helmets There is a charge
Smartphone Holders There is a charge
Simple Child Seat There is a charge

Click here for their official website!

from H

“from H” is a bicycle rental shop that is 7 minutes from Hankyu Kawaramachi by foot.

“from H” is a service opened by a bike shop called “Kon’s Cycle” and you can rent luxurious bicycle brands, such as Bianchi and TOKYOBIKE, from there.

Store Info

Business hours 10:00~19:00
Telephone Number 075-231-3011
Access Method Around a 8 minute walk from the Hankyu Kawaramachi station
Address 141 Aburayachō Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, 604-8063

Rental Prices Info

Bicycles With Speed Changers 800 yen~1500 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycles 1500 yen~3000 yen
Cross Bike 1500 yen

Click here for their official website!

Kyoto Rental Cycle

京都観光 四条レンタサイクル 京都レンタルサイクル

“Kyoto Rental Cycle” is a bicycle rental shop that is around 8 minutes away from Shijo Karasuma and Karasuma Oike station by foot.

On their Facebook, the staff frequently updates the Kyoto tour information on there, so you might even find a hidden tourist spot using that information and bicycling through Kyoto!

Store Info

Business Hours 9:00~18:00
Telephone Number 075-746-2727
Access Methods Around a 7 minute walk from the Subway Shijo station
Around a 7 minute walk from the Hankyu Karasuma station
Around a 8 minute walk from the Subway Karasuma Oike station
Address
352 Rokkakuchō Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, 604-8212

Rental Prices Info

Standard Bicycles(No Speed Changer) 1000 yen
Standard Bicycles(With a 3 Stage Speed Changer) 1300 yen
Childrens Bicycles 1000 yen
Parent and Child Bicycles 1700 yen

Extension Prices Info

1 Night Use(※If can’t return it in time) 500 yen(※Must be returned by 10:00am)

Click here for their official Facebook!

SUNNY CYCLE

“SUNNY CYCLE” is a bicycle rental shop that is about a 10 minute walk from the Hankyu Kawaramachi station.

It is recommended as you can rent bicycles at a comparatively cheaper price.

Store Info

Business Hours 9:00~18:00
Telephone Number 070-4081-8595
Access Method About a 9 minute walk from the Hankyu Kawaramachi station
Address 692-7 IshifudōnochōShimogyō-ku, Kyoto, 600-8047

Rental Prices Info

Standard Bicycles(No speed changer) 800 yen
Standard Bicycles(With speed changer) 1000 yen
Childrens Bicycle 800 yen
Electrically Assisted Bicycle 1500 yen

Other Services

Luggage Storage Service Free of charge
Tour Map Free of charge

Click here for their official website!

The Terminal KYOTO

“The Terminal KYOTO” is a bicycle rental shop that is about a 5 minute walk away from Shijo station and Karasuma station.

You can rent a gold painted bicycle befitting of the luxuriousness of Kyoto.

The prices are also comparatively cheaper, so it is recommended to those that don’t care about the type of bicycle and are more into the pricing and looks of the bicycle.

Store Info

Business Hours 9:00~18:00
Telephone Number 075-344-2544
Access Methods About a 6 minute walk from the Subway Shijo station
About a 6 minute walk from the Hankyu Karasuma station
Address 424 IwatoyamachōShimogyō-ku, Kyoto, 600-8445

Rental Prices Info

Standard Bicycle(With speed changer) 1600 yen

Other Services

Luggage Storage Service There is a charge

Click here for the official website!

Recommended Touring Information Around Shijo Kawaramachi and Karasuma

In this part, useful information on touring around Shijo Kawaramachi and Karasuma after renting a bicycle will be listed below!

Please use this as a reference!

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