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Yamashina overview

Yamashina is a relaxing place distinct for its gardens and museums, and known for its temples and monuments. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for hiking and walking. 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. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Yamashina is for you.

Where to stay in Yamashina

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Yamashina is the place to go. There are 523 hotels in the Yamashina area and you can shop as many as 64 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 71 2-star hotels with an average price of $15 per night
  • • 300 3-star hotels with an average price of $41 per night
  • • 122 4-star hotels with an average price of $66 per night
  • • 9 5-star hotels with an average price of $131 per night

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

Highlights like its gardens are popular with families and top attractions include:
  • • Nanzenin Garden
  • • Murin-an
  • • Sesshuji Temple
  • • Hakusha Son-so Garden
  • • Shusuitei Tea House
The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Ryozen Museum of History
  • • Kaikoji Temple
  • • Sannenzaka Museum
  • • Nomura Museum
  • • Kawai Kanjiro Memorial Museum
If you're interested in monuments or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Bishamon-do Temple
  • • Iwayaji Temple
  • • Shimabara Wachigaiya
  • • Kaju-ji Temple
  • • Seikan-ji Temple
Its forests, parks, and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Maruyama Park
  • • Philosopher's Walk
  • • Shoseien Garden
  • • Ojigaoka Park
  • • Umekoji Park
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: 10.4 inches
  • • April-June: 12.1 inches
  • • July-September: 13.5 inches
  • • October-December: 9.4 inches