Hotels in Yamashina, Japan

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Yamashina overview

Yamashina is a friendly locale distinct for its natural features and temples. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for rock climbing and hiking. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Kiyomizu Temple and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Nijo Castle and Sanjusangendo Temple are popular sights to see. Yamashina is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Yamashina

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Yamashina has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Yamashina with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Yamashina hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Yamashina hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Yamashina

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 25.1 mi (40.4 km) from downtown Yamashina. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 41 mi (66 km) away. Kyoto Shinomiya Station is the closest train station.

Metro stations include:
  • • Higashino Station
  • • Yamashina Station
  • • Nagitsuji Station

What to see around Yamashina

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Kyo No Raku Chari
  • • Machikado Minaport
  • • Yabasekihan Island Park
  • • Nishiyama Park
Acclaimed for its temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Bishamon-do Temple
  • • Iwayaji Temple
  • • Shimabara Wachigaiya
  • • Kaju-ji Temple
  • • Seikan-ji Temple
Its mountain views and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Maruyama Park
  • • Philosopher's Walk
  • • Shoseien Garden
  • • Ojigaoka Park
  • • Shusuitei Tea House
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Nijo Castle
  • • Sanjusangendo Temple
  • • Gion Corner

When to visit Yamashina

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 34°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 45°F night
  • July-September: 92°F day, 62°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.59 inches
  • April-June: 12.09 inches
  • July-September: 13.50 inches
  • October-December: 9.45 inches