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Kansai wide area cycling route

Kyoto-Nara-Wakayama route

  • Nijo Castle
  • Todaiji Temple
  • Kasuga Grand Shrine
  • Kongobuji Temple
  • Koyasan

Kyoto Station → Nara Park → Wakayama Station

This route connects the "travel by bicycle over the ancient Miyako" route in Kyoto and Nara prefectures, and the "travel by bicycle over the Kinokawa" route in Nara and Wakayama prefectures, and connects Kyoto, Nara, and Wakayama.

Explanation

From the start to Mt. Kudo, it is mostly flat along the city and along the river. National Route 370 to Koyasan is a mountain road, climbing 850m. Along the Kino River after descending from Koyasan, there is a cycling road.

Route overview Kyoto Station → Nara Park → Wakayama Station
Distance 212.2km
Maximum elevation
difference
857m
Altitude Up : 1394m
Estimated travel time
by bicycle
14hours 8minutes
Route overview
Start Hankyu Arashiyama
Station
Nishi Honganji and
Higashi Honganji
Kyotanabe
Nara / Western Kyoto
Asuka
Gojo
Kudoyama
Koyasan
Goal Wakayama Port
Route overview Distance hours Escape point level
Start Hankyu Arashiyama
Station
0
Nishi Honganji and
Higashi Honganji
7km 28minutes →JR Kyoto Station Beginner
Kyotanabe 30km 2hours →JR Kyotanabe Station Beginner
Nara / Western Kyoto 50km 3hours 20minutes →JR Nara Station
Asuka 80km 5hours 20minutes →Kintetsu Kashihara Jingumae Station Intermediate
Gojo 100km 6hours 40minutes →JR Gojo Station
Kudoyama 120km 8hours →Nankai Kudoyama Station Advanced
Koyasan 140km 9hours 20minutes →Nankai Koyasan Station Super grade
Goal Wakayama Port 212.2km 14hours 8minutes →Nankai Wakayamako Station

Sightseeing spots
near the route

  • Tourist attractions
  • Break spot
  • Arashiyama(Kyoto City)National historic sites and scenic spots
  • Nishi Honganji Temple, Higashi Honganji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Toji Temple, Fushimi Momoyama Castle(Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture)World Heritage, Cultural Property
  • Byodo-in Temple(Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture)World Heritage, Cultural Property
  • Fugenji Fureaino Station(Kyotanabe City, Kyoto Prefecture)Roadside Station
  • Omido Kannonji / Ikkyuji(Kyotanabe, Kyoto Prefecture)National treasure, important cultural property
  • Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Heijo Palace Ruins, Toshodaiji Temple, Yakushi-ji Temple(Nara City)World Heritage Important Cultural Properties Cultural Properties
  • Horyuji-Ikaruga Shrine
  • Resty Karako Key(Tahara Honcho, Nara)Roadside Station
  • Kashihara Shrine(Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture)Important cultural property
  • Takamatsuzuka Tomb, Ishibutai Tomb, Kitra Tomb (Asuka Village, Nara Prefecture)Special Historic Site
  • Sanada-an, Sanada Museum, Jison-in, Niu Government Ministry Shrine(Kudoyama Town, Wakayama Prefecture)
  • Persimmon Town Kuduyama(Kudoyama Town, Wakayama Prefecture)Road Station
  • Koyasan Kongobu-ji Temple(Koya-cho, Wakayama Prefecture)World Heritage: Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountains
  • Niu Miyabihime Shrine(Katsuragagi-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture)
  • Kokawaji Yakushido, Togenkyo (Kinokawa City, Wakayama Prefecture)
  • Negoro-ji, Roadside Station Negoro Historical Hill(Iwade City, Wakayama Prefecture)
  • Kimii-dera(Wakayama City)Important Cultural Property