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Kyoto, the city for students

Surrounding Area of KCGI Main Campus
Many spots such as Ginkaku-ji Temple which is the representative temple of the Muromachi culture, Heian Jingu Shrine, connected with Jidai Matsuri which is one of the three biggest festival in Kyoto, Tetsugaku-no-michi, known as a path of cherry blossom trees, Kyoto City Zoo, the second oldest zoo in Japan, Kyoto City Museum etc. are in this area, and we can come in touch with Japanese culture and history.


  • Ginkakuji
  • Tetsugaku-no-michi (Philosopher's Walk)
  • Nanzenji Temple
  • Kyoto City Museum
  • Kyoto City Zoo
  • Heian Jingu Shrine
  • Eikando Zenrin-ji
  • Chionji Temple
  • National Museum of Modern Arts


Surrounding Area of KCGI Kyoto Ekimae Satellite Campus
Kyoto Station where JR, Kintetsu, and city subway run in is a doorway of Kyoto that a lot of people visit from the all over Japan. Both modern buildings and historical buildings coexist in this area, and we can feel a contrastive atmosphere.


  • Toji
  • Nishi Honganji Temple
  • Tofukuji Temple
  • Kyoto Tower
  • Higashi Honganji Temple
  • Sanjusangendo
  • Kyoto National Museum
  • Kyoto Station Building


Kyoto has history more than 1200 years since the capital city was once located and it is still now cultural center of Japan. It is also an international city and many young students live in the city. KCG campuses are located in the convenient area and you can access not only to every area of Kyoto city but also to Kansai region such as Osaka, Nara, Kobe, and Otsu.
Kyoto Gion-maturi
Surrounding Area of KCG Rakuhoku Campus
It is convenient to go to Rakuhoku area, the center of Kyoto and Kyoto Station by the subway and the city bus from the Kitaoji subway station and bus terminal near Rakuhoku Campas. Kamigamo Shrine is near Kitayama Street lined with modern buildings, and we enjoy nature at the botanical garden, Midoroga-ike Pond, and Kamo River.


  • Kamigamo Shrine
  • Midoroga-ike Pond (also called Mizoroga-ike Pond)
  • Kyoto Botanical Garden
  • Kitayama Street


SpotSurrounding Area of KCG Kamogawa Campus
Shimogamo Shrine related with Aoi Matsuri, which is one of the three biggest festivals in Kyoto and Imperial Palace in Kyoto are near the campus. This is an area of rich nature.


  • Shimogao Shrine
  • Imperial Palace in Kyoto
  • Tadasu no Mori(shrine forest)
  • Kyoto City Historical Museum