Rokkaku-dori Street (六角通)

The Rokkaku-dori Street is a street running east-west through Kyoto City. It runs from Nishi Kiyamachi-dori Street in the east to Nishi-iru, Sainishi-dori Street in the west. The street is brroken up by the JR Sanin Main Line and five other forked roads which intersect with Bojo-dori Street and Koin-dori Street until the street reaches the northern edge of Suzaku Junior High School.

It corresponds to Rokkakukoji of Heiankyo.

The name of the street comes from Rokkakudo of Choho-ji Temple located between Higashinotoin-dori Street and Karasuma-dori Street.

The street between Kawaramachi-dori Street and Teramachi-dori Street is a public nonsmoking area.

Main Facilities along the Street

Seigan-ji Temple

Choho-ji Temple (Rokkakudo)