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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 (2,019 reviews)

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

£63
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 (296 reviews)

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

£95
Aranvert Hotel Kyoto
Aranvert Hotel Kyoto

179, Higashi Kazariya-cho, Kyoto 600-8107

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,033 reviews)

Situated on Gojo in the Nakagyo district of Kyoto, the hotel is steps from the Gojo subway station. The Gion district is …

£48
Hotel San Crane
Hotel San Crane

264 Daigo-Cho, Muromachihigashiiru, Kyoto 600-8106

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (968 reviews)

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

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Hotel Monterey Kyoto
Hotel Monterey Kyoto

604 Manjuya-cho, Sanjo-sagaru, Kyoto 604-8161

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,984 reviews)

In the city center, this 13-story hotel is two blocks from the Kyoto Art Center and five blocks from the Imperial Palace.

£76
Luck You Kyoto
Luck You Kyoto

590-16 Kakimoto-cho, Kyoto 600-8357

3.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this ryokan is within 1 mi (2 km) of Costume Museum, Nijo Castle, and Higashi Honganji Temple. Kyot …

£51
Hotel Vista Premio Kyoto
Hotel Vista Premio Kyoto

457 Matsugae-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8034

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (452 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto Tourist Information Center and Gion Corner. Nijo …

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Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

Karasuma Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8412

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (980 reviews)

This central Kyoto hotel is a 2-minute walk from a subway station and within 1.6 km (1 mile) of Kyoto International Manga …

£76
Rinn Nijo Castle
Rinn Nijo Castle

322-2 Aneinokuma-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto Shibori Museum and Nijo Castle. Kyoto Imperial Palace …

£29
Villa Sanjo Muromachi Kyoto
Villa Sanjo Muromachi Kyoto

375, Ennogyouja-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8174

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (16 reviews)

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

£142
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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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