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Karasuma overview

Karasuma is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and known for its temples and monuments. You'll find extensive coffee and bar options. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Make plans to visit the popular Kiyomizu Temple and Gion Corner. If you're looking for a business-friendly getaway, Karasuma is for you.

Where to stay in Karasuma

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Karasuma has accommodations to fit every need. There are 551 hotels in the Karasuma area and you can shop as many as 74 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 73 2-star hotels with an average price of $15 per night
  • • 320 3-star hotels with an average price of $41 per night
  • • 123 4-star hotels with an average price of $65 per night
  • • 10 5-star hotels with an average price of $131 per night

How to get to Karasuma

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 23.3 mi (37.5 km) from downtown Karasuma. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 39.3 mi (63.3 km) away. Kyoto Karasuma Station is the closest train station. Shijo Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Karasuma

The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Kyoto Art Center
  • • Kyoto Municipal Museum Of School History
  • • Tin Toy and Doll Museum
  • • Seiwemon Onishi Museum
  • • Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto
If you're interested in monuments or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Rokakkudo Temple
  • • Bukoji
  • • Inabado Temple
  • • Nishiki Tenmangu
  • • Seiganji Temple
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Aeon Mall Kyoto
  • • Aeon Mall Kumiyama
  • • Aeon Mall Kusatsu
  • • Kuzuha Mall
  • • Pieri Moriyama Mall
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Nijo Castle
  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Gion Corner
  • • Higashi Honganji Temple

When to visit Karasuma

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

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