Access via Taxi
A) When travelling to Komatsu Residences from Kyoto Station by taxi
Show the following directions to the taxi driver:
Route on Google Maps (if boarding taxi from JR Kyoto Station Central Exit): https://goo.gl/maps/rNbjSDGCWSz
Route on Google Maps (if boarding taxi from JR Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit - Shinkansen gates): https://goo.gl/maps/SdwdR2E4xEz
The above directions will direct the driver to take you to the doorstep of Komatsu Residences.
Address of Komatsu Residences: 11-29 Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto / 京都市東山区小松町11-29
Komatsu Residences on Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/4TDZf7NLk9z
If the driver does not understand the directions above, show him the following directions instead:
This will take you to the Higashiyama branch of the Bank of Kyoto (located about 1 min/150m on foot from Komatsu Residences).
*Walking route from Bank of Kyoto to Komatsu Residences on Google Maps for reference: https://goo.gl/maps/iaHEwhbP6x42
After alighting from the taxi, look out for the sign that says 京都銀行 (Bank of Kyoto).
Head towards the京都銀行sign and turn into the first lane on your left.
Follow the road as it turns left.
When the road forks, take the lane on your right. Follow this lane as it turns the corner; Komatsu Residences lies on your left.
B) When taking a cab to return to Komatsu South from Kyoto city centre (Sanjo, Shijo, etc.)
Ask the taxi driver to take you to Higashi Oji Dori-Yasaka Dori (Hee-ga-shee Oh-jee Doh-lee Ya-sa-ka Doh-lee)
This junction – fairly well-known among cab drivers – is located about 2 minutes away by foot from Komatsu Residences.
*Walking route from Higashi Oji Dori-Yasaka Dori to Komatsu Residences on Google Maps for reference: https://goo.gl/maps/xsK93puvrzT2
Step 1a) This is the view of the Higashi Oji Dori-Yasaka Dori junction when facing South, towards the direction of Kyoto Station. To reach Komatsu Residences from here, head in the direction of the orange car and the bus shown in the photo. Also, look out for the Bank of Kyoto (京都銀行) sign in the distance. At the Higashiyama branch of the Bank of Kyoto ( 京都銀行) – enter the lane beside it.
Step 1b) Another view of the Higashi Oji Dori-Yasaka Dori junction, if you alight from then taxi in the opposite direction of Step 1a above. This is how the junction looks when coming from the south, away from Kyoto Station. To get to Komatsu South, turn around and then turn into the first lane on your right.
Step 2) Follow the lane and turn left at the end of the lane .
When the road forks, take the lane on your right.
Follow this lane as it turns the corner; Komatsu South lies on your left.