Kyoto has a cluster of three arcades. The longest is the Teramachi Arcade, which runs parallel to the Shinkyogoku Arcade, and orthogonal to the relatively short Cupola Sanjo Arcade.
East end of Cupola Sanjo:
North end of Teramachi Arcade (looking south):
North end of Teramachi Arcade – just inside:
South end of Teramachi Arcade (looking north):
South end of Shinkyogoku Arcade (looking north, with Teramachi Arcade visible on left):
From Imadegawa Station to the north end of Teramachi Arcade is about 3 km:
One thought on “Kyoto Photo Tour: Shopping Arcades – 商店街”
There is another covered shopping arcade not shown on the maps above; the Nishiki-koji arcade is directly attached to the Teramachi arcarde. It runs east-west, and “specializes in all things food related” (http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3931.html).