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Minami overview

Minami is a friendly locale distinct for its rich culture and gardens, and known for its temples and shops. You can take advantage of sightseeing and tours in the area. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Toji Temple are popular places to visit. Minami is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Minami

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

How to get to Minami

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 20.7 mi (33.3 km) from downtown Minami. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 36.7 mi (59 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Kyoto Kamitobaguchi Station
  • • Kyoto Nishioji Station
  • • Kyoto Jujo Station
Metro stations include:
  • • Jujo Station
  • • Kujo Station

What to see around Minami

Fun activities are on hand like sightseeing and tours, along with attractions such as:
  • • Machikado Minaport
  • • Kyo No Raku Chari
  • • Suntory Kyoto Brewery
Known for its gardens, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Sesshuji Temple
  • • Shinsenen
  • • Shusuitei Tea House
  • • Taizo-in Garden
  • • Keishuin Garden
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum
  • • Kyoto Municipal Science Center For Youth
  • • Ryukoku Museum
  • • Costume Museum
  • • Horino Memorial Museum
Memorable for its temples and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Tō-ji
  • • Nyakuichi Shrine
  • • Jyonangu Palace
  • • Rokusonno Shrine
  • • Kitamukizan Fudoin
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Aeon Mall Kyoto
  • • Aeon Mall Kumiyama
  • • Kuzuha Mall
  • • Aeon Mall Kusatsu
  • • Pieri Moriyama Mall
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Nijo Castle
  • • Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Toji Temple
  • • Katsura Imperial Villa

When to visit Minami

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

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