Kyoto Budo Center

Kyoto Budo Center 京都市武道センター

Kyoto Budo Center is located on the south side of Marutamachi Dori north of Heian Shrine and the Okazaki museum district of Kyoto.

Kyoto Budo (Martial Arts) Center.
Kyoto Budo Center

History

The original wooden Kyoto Budo Center (旧武徳殿; kyubutokuden) dates from 1899 in the Meiji Period and is the oldest such martial arts center in Japan.

Facing the old Kyoto Budo Center, which is still used for martial arts training, such as aikido, iaido, naginata, tai chi, kendo, judo, kyudo (archery) and karate is the new, concrete Kyoto Budo Center constructed in 1989.

Kyoto Budo (Martial Arts) Center.
New Kyoto Budo Center
Kyoto Budo (Martial Arts) Center.
Kyoto Budo Center

The new Kyoto Budo Center run by Kyoto City Sports Association also offers facilities for such sports as table tennis, tennis, badminton and volleyball.

Classes in various martial arts at offered at the Kyoto Budo Center. Visit the new building for more information and a schedule.

Various sports championships and martial arts events are held in both buildings.

Kyoto Budo (Martial Arts) Center.
Kyoto Budo Center
Kyoto Budo (Martial Arts) Center.
Kyoto Budo Center

Access - how to get to the Kyoto Budo Center

Kyoto Budo Center
46-2 Shogoin Entomicho
Sakyo-ku
Kyoto 606-8323
Tel: 075 751 1255
Hours: 9am-9pm

The nearest stops on the Kyoto subway to Kyoto Budo Center are Higashiyama Station (Tozai Line) and Marutamachi Station (Karasuma Line), though Jingu-Marutamachi Station on the Keihan Line is closer.

Kyoto buses #93, #201, #202, #203, #204 and #206 go to nearby Kumano Jinja. Bus #32 also passes by the Kyoto Budo Center, which is also close to Shogoin Temple and Kyoto Handicraft Center, which is just across Marutamachi street.

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