The number #12 bus runs from Shijo Keihan Station to Sanjo Keihan Station to Yasaka Shrine in Gion then west along Shijo Street, a major shopping area, turning north on Horikawa past Nijo Castle, Nishijin Textile Center and Hokyoji Temple up to Kitaoji then west to Kinkakuji past Bukkyo University to terminate at Ritsumeikan Kinugasa campus.
The Sanjo Keihan-yuki #12 bus service begins at 6.20am daily and the last bus is 9.30pm.
The Ritsumeikan-yuki #12 bus service begins at 7.38am on week days and 7.38 on weekends; the last bus is 10.50pm. The bus is popular with Ritsumeikan students and staff who have commuted into Kyoto on Keihan railways.
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