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Kyoto overview

Kyoto is a friendly locale distinct for its rich culture and gardens, and known for its castle and temples. You'll enjoy Kyoto's natural features, historical sites, and museums. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle. Make some time to see popular sights such as Kiyomizu Temple and Todaiji Temple. Kyoto is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Kyoto

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

How to get to Kyoto

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 24 mi (38.6 km) from downtown Kyoto. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 40 mi (64.4 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Kyoto Sanjo Station
  • • Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station
  • • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station
Metro stations include:
  • • Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station
  • • Shiyakusho-mae Station
  • • Sanjo Keihan Station

What to see around Kyoto

Known for its gardens, the area's attractions include:
  • • Shusuitei Tea House
  • • Murin-an
  • • Shinsenen
  • • Nanzenin Garden
  • • Hakusha Son-so Garden
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Pontocho's Kaburenjo Theater
  • • Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto
  • • Samurai Kembu Theater
  • • Kyoto International Manga Museum
  • • Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, temples, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Honnoji Temple
  • • Hounji Temple
  • • Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall
  • • Seiganji Temple
  • • Danno Horinji Temple
It's recognized for its flowers, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Maruyama Park
  • • Shoseien Garden
  • • Philosopher's Walk
  • • Umekoji Park
  • • Kamogawa Park
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Nijo Castle
  • • Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Todaiji Temple
  • • Gion Corner

When to visit Kyoto

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

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

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