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|Population:||1.475 million (2015)|
|Currency:||Yen (¥) 1/100
Banknotes: ¥1000, ¥5000, ¥10,000
Coins: ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥50, ¥100, ¥500
|Emergency numbers:||Direct-dial emergency number: 119
The Asahi Shimbun
The Japan Times
The Mainichi Shimbun
|Opening hours:||Department stores and large shops operate 7 days a week, from 10am to 8pm. Independent shops are open from 9am to 5/6pm (this may vary by shop). Snacks, drinks and coffees to-go can be purchased at 24/7 convenience stores. Banks operate from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.
Note that not all ATMs operate 24 hours in Japan.
Most tourist attractions, such as temples and shrines, are open from 9am to 5pm.
|Tourist information:||- Kansai Tourist Information Center Kyōto
Kyōto Tower 3rd fl., 721-1 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto
Telephone: +81 75 341 0280
- Kyōto Tourist Information Center (Kyo Nabi)
In: Kyōto Station Building
Telephone: +81 75 343 0548
*This guide was researched and written by Brixhilda Dedej