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Hotel San Crane
Hotel San Crane

264 Daigo-Cho, Muromachihigashiiru, Kyoto 600-8106

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,025 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple and Kyoto Tower. Sanjusangendo …

£60
Noku Kyoto
Noku Kyoto

205-1, Okura-cho, Kyoto 604-0861

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (187 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto International Manga Museum and Kyoto Imperial …

£91
Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa
Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa

Sanjo-Agaru, Kawaramachi, Kyoto 604-8005

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (2,089 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Honnoji Temple, Nijo Castle, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Gio …

£79
Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo
Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo

59-61 Nishinotoin, Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8494

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (838 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto Art Center, Nijo Castle, and Higashi Honganji Temple. …

£36
Matsui Honkan
Matsui Honkan

405 Itzutsuya-cho Rokkaku Sagaru Yanagi, Kyoto 604-8113

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (114 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this ryokan is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto Art Center, Nijo Castle, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. …

£254
Hotel Rubino Kyoto Horikawa
Hotel Rubino Kyoto Horikawa

Shimochojya-machi 3-7, Kyoto 602-8056

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nishijin Textile Center, Nijo Castle, and Kyoto Imperial …

£64
ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto
ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto

Nijojo-Mae Horikawa-Dori, Kyoto 604-0055

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (899 reviews)

Located in the historical district of Kyoto, this hotel is 2 km from the Kyoto-Shi downtown area. The hotel is 100 meters fro …

£56
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shinmachi Bettei
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shinmachi Bettei

361 Rokkaku-cho, Rokkaku-sagaru, Kyoto 604-8212

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (352 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto Art Center and Nijo Castle. Kyoto Imperial Palace an …

£95
Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo
Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

52 Kasaboko-cho, Aburakoji Higashi Iru, Kyoto 600-8494

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,599 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto Art Center, Nijo Castle, and Higashi Honganji Temple. …

£55
Royal Park Hotel The Kyoto
Royal Park Hotel The Kyoto

Kawaramachi Higashi-iru, Sanjo-dori, Kyoto 604-8004

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (1,013 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Honnoji Temple and Gion Corner. Nijo Castle and Kyoto …

£88

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Pocket Guide: Nakagyo Ward Central Kyoto Hotels

Central Kyoto is a walkable, economical neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Central Kyoto is a great home base for exploring the greater Kyoto area, especially with so many hotels, hostels and budget B&Bs to choose from.

Sightseeing around Central Kyoto

The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Study the collections at Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto Shibori Museum, or Seiwemon Onishi Museum. Attractions like Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto Art Center, and Tin Toy and Doll Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Kyoto Holy Annunciation Cathedral, Rokakkudo Temple, and Doshisha University are monuments worth a look. Swing by Nijo Castle, Sento Imperial Palace, and Kyoto Imperial Palace to learn about local history. Hours of family fun are waiting at Shusuitei Tea House, Shinsenen, and Kyoto Municipal Zoo.

There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping, biking, and sightseeing. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Maruyama Park, Shoseien Garden, and Umekoji Park. Explore nature at Mount Atago, Settsukyo Park, and Yamadaike Park. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Aeon Mall Kyoto, Aeon Mall Kumiyama, and Aeon Mall Kusatsu. Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium, Shozan Resort Kyoto, or Nishiyama Park will provide yet another welcomed diversion.

A few of the area's most popular attractions are Kiyomizu Temple, Gion Corner, and Heian Shrine. Mikane Shrine, Shimogoryo Shrine, and Honnoji Temple are other top spots to see.

Getting around Central Kyoto

For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Karasumaoike Station, Marutamachi Station, or Nijojo-mae Station. To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. Kyoto Karasuma Station is the closet train station, but Kyoto Omiya Station and Kyoto Shijo-omiya Station are also nearby.

Central Kyoto is 23.6 miles (37.9 km) from the airport in Osaka (ITM-Itami). The next closest airport is Kobe (UKB), located 39.6 miles (63.7 km) away.

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