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Nishikyo overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Nishikyo at top landmarks like Saihoji Temple and Katsura Imperial Villa. Local sights like Shojiji Temple and Oharano Shrine are worth a visit. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Nishikyo.

Where to stay in Nishikyo

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

How to get to Nishikyo

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 17.6 mi (28.4 km) from downtown Nishikyo. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 33.6 mi (54.1 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Kyoto Kami-Katsura Station
  • • Kyoto Matsuo Station
  • • Kyoto Katsura Station

What to see around Nishikyo

Known for its gardens, the area's attractions include:
  • • Nishiyama Park
  • • Okochi Sanso
  • • Taizo-in Garden
  • • Keishuin Garden
  • • Shinsenen
If you're interested in historical sites, monuments, or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Shojiji Temple
  • • Oharano Shrine
  • • Konzoji Temple
  • • Saihoji Temple
  • • Jizo-in Temple
Its forests, parks, and riverfront are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Ponpon Mountain
  • • Iwatayama Monkey Park
  • • Arashiyama Monkey Park
  • • Kiyotaki River
  • • Umekoji Park
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Nijo Castle
  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Katsura Imperial Villa
  • • Toji Temple

When to visit Nishikyo

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: 10.59 inches
  • April-June: 12.09 inches
  • July-September: 13.50 inches
  • October-December: 9.45 inches