Keage Incline

Keage Incline is one of the best places to travel in Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Keage Incline posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

Keage Incline 6 Reviews

Keage Incline is the world's longest site of railroad track which has a total length of 582 meters. It was laid for ship service on the steep slope of a canal connecting Lake Biwa and Kyoto. In spring, cherry blossom 'Somei-yoshino' and fresh greens in summer make wonderful nature arch and would fascinated people.◎Keage Incline spreads widely, so it has different addresses as the place.


Discontinued Line In Winter

Many famous tourist spots become snow landscape in Kyoto. But, Keage Incline hardly ever be covered with snow, and its snow landscape can be seen only when it snows so much. So, I was very excited to be able to take this pictures.


Keage Incline In Summer

Keage Incline has beautiful lush greens in summer. Also, you can see the wonderful scenery every season such as autumn colored leaves and cherry blossoms in spring. For the retro atmosphere, Japanese traditional outfits Kimono and Yukata are excellent with the scenery.

In the season of spring cherry blossom and autumn colors, many people visit here, Keage Incline. But there're less people during summer of fresh greens, and it's easy for us to take pictures of this scene. I like early morning because the sun lights are apt to come down.◎3 min walk from Keage Station of Subway Tozai Line. There's no parking area.

Keage Incline is famous as a cherry blossom spot in Kyoto. In spring, the cherry blossom encloses the disused train line. Many people visit this place to see the scenery in the daytime, and also at night. It's one of the must-visit places in Kyoto.