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What's Kyoto like?

People go to Kyoto to see famous monuments such as Heian Shrine, as well as to enjoy its many popular attractions like Kyoto Aquarium. Enjoy the city's local culture. Nature lovers can explore top areas such as Philosopher's Walk and Mount Hiei. Popular sights like Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market won't disappoint.

Where are the best places to stay in Kyoto?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Kyoto:


Walking distance from Shijo Omiya
  • • Free WiFi • Garden • Walkable location


3-star hotel within walking distance of Nishiki Market
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Central location


3-star ryokan, convenient to Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Free WiFi • Garden • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

Hokkaikan Ohanabo

3.5-star ryokan, steps from Higashi Honganji Temple
  • • Free WiFi • Walkable location


Upscale hotel, steps from Gion Tatsumi Bridge
  • • Free WiFi • Terrace • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

What types of hotels are available in Kyoto?

We have 2327 Kyoto accommodations with prices starting at ZAR 100. Choose one of our 2779 deals and get discounts of up to 70%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Kyoto and the surrounding area:

  • • 15 5-star accommodations from ZAR 1447 per night
  • • 242 4-star accommodations from ZAR 846 per night
  • • 1063 3-star accommodations from ZAR 458 per night
  • • 110 2-star accommodations from ZAR 152 per night
  • • 71 1-star accommodations from ZAR 148 per night

How to Get to Kyoto

What is the closest airport to Kyoto?

  • • Osaka (ITM-Itami), 24 mi (38.6 km) from central Kyoto

What are the closest train stations to Kyoto?

  • • Kyoto Sanjo Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km from the city center)
  • • Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)
  • • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)

Things to See and Do in Kyoto

What is there to see in Kyoto?

  • • Heian Shrine
  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Nijō Castle
  • • Kyoto University
  • • Kiyomizu Temple

What is there to do in Kyoto?

  • • Kawaramachi
  • • Nishiki Market
  • • Gion Corner
  • • Pontocho
  • • Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre

Other Popular Kyoto Attractions

  • • Higashi Honganji Temple
  • • Sanjusangendo Temple
  • • Kyoto Tower
  • • Toji Temple
  • • Fushimi Inari Shrine

When is the best time to visit Kyoto?

  • • Hottest months: August, July, September, June (average 89°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 35°F)
  • • Rainiest months: July, June, August, and May (average 4.44 inches of rainfall)

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