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Best way to explore KYOTO

We rented for a nice price some bikes and they were really friendly people that explained... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Geldermalsen, The Netherlands
Great bikes and customer service

The shop is well located and close to the station. The bikes are well maintained and the range of... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
London, United Kingdom
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A bicycle is best suited for sightseeing in Kyoto.At our Route Guide Desk, we can make a route for you or a recommendation.
323 Kamijuzuyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8150, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-354-7060
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

We rented for a nice price some bikes and they were really friendly people that explained everything. We visited in one day almost everything what we wanted to see cause they rent out electrical bikes it makes it so easy the paths to ride on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sander134
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The shop is well located and close to the station. The bikes are well maintained and the range of choice is good. I also strongly recommend as the staff speak good English, and friendly and professional. They give lots of advice on routes and parking...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank headsonbeds
Reviewed 13 March 2018

My parter and I rented e-bikes for two days. The bikes were fully-charged and easy to use, and came with their own locks. The staff gave us complimentary gloves, a bottle of water and map, with helpful directions. Our only disappointment was that they don't...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank EKM1121
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

What a nice place and very friendly staff (owner?) We rented two bikes for two days (¥1800 per bicycle for 2 days) and got a map in which the staff drew two different routes for us to see the east (+/- 18 km) and west...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank VLS8
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Do yourself a favor and rent a bike! There is no better way of getting up close to all there is to see in Kyoto. It is so easy and they even have bikes that are electric-assisted so it is quite easy to ride up...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank reenieroo22
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a most enjoyable day touring Kyoto and seeing so many of the wonderful sights on the electric bikes we rented from Rental Cycle Kyoto Miyabiya. The Panasonic bikes were in perfect condition and certainly made the difference in covering lots of miles on...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We hired bikes from this shop when we were in Kyoto but we were really unfortunate, had to deal with the male owner rather than his friendly staff that day. The owner speak English quite well but with poor altitude. When we asked more questions,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
6  Thank 622JaSS
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I hired a bike each from this shop this morning. Very affordable and the staff are so helpful (and really funny) overall was a very friendly experience. They gave us a map of the whole city and highlighted trails to all the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

観光都市京都を周遊するために、最も効果的な交通手段は、小回りの利く自転車が最高だと思っています。特に京都市街地の交通事情はバスやタクシーにも影響を及ぼしますし、電車は必ずしも行きたいところを通るとは限りません。 京都市内には数多くのレンタサイクルの店がありますが、中でもこのレンタサイクル屋さんは朝の8:30に開業。そのため、朝早くから行きたいところへ行くことが出来ます。何せ、京都の多くの寺院は9:00開門ですから、9:00に自転車を借りると、もうどこもかしこも混雑なのですから! 早くに開業するとは言え、料金も他の店と大きく変わることはありません。 レンタサイクルは、通常の自転車に加え、クロスバイクや電動自転車も揃っています。サイズも豊富。借りる際、地図を渡してくれ、行きたいところを告げると事前に地図上で案内してくれます。海外の観光客も活用するところをよく見かけ、少なくともスタッフさんは英語でも対応可能でした。 I think that the comfortable means of transportation around Kyoto which is one of most famous tourist city in Japan is bicycle. The spots you can go by train may be limited, and because of the chronic traffic jam in Kyoto...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Cyber0515
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

It was a warmish day and we wanted to cover a lot ground on the western side of Kyoto so we went to the super continent, friendly and helpful folks at Miyabiya! The the electric bikes sure made a huge difference and helped us have...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jude_and_Martin_dG
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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