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The Westin Miyako Kyoto
The Westin Miyako Kyoto

Keage, Sanjo, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0052

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (828 reviews)

The Westin Miyako is just minutes from downtown Kyoto and the city's historical preservation districts, with more than 2000 …

£140
Hana Hotel
Hana Hotel

2-53-1 Sanjo-doori Ohashi-Higashi, Kyoto

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (310 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Shoren-in Temple, Gion Corner, and Heian Shrine. Kiyomizu …

£99
Hotel Tozankaku
Hotel Tozankaku

431, Myohoinmaekawa-cho, Kyoto 605-0932

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (63 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto National Museum and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kiyomizu …

£61
Eco and Tec Kyoto
Eco and Tec Kyoto

40, Awadaguchi Sanjobo, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0035

2.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (41 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Shoren-in Temple, Heian Shrine, and Gion Corner. Kiyomizu …

£60
TANAKA-ya
TANAKA-ya

5-352-8 Miyagawa-suji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0801

2.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Gion Corner and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kiyomizu Temple …

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Hotel Ryozen
Hotel Ryozen

7 Seikanji Ryozancho,, Kyoto 604-8042

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Higashiyama, this ryokan is within a 15-minute walk of Ryozen Kannon War Memorial, Kiyomizu Temple, and Gion Corne …

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Kyoto kiyomizu machiya 'NAGOMI'
Kyoto kiyomizu machiya 'NAGOMI'

4-180-3 Kiyomizu, Kyoto

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

Located in Higashiyama, this ryokan is within a 15-minute walk of Ryozen Kannon War Memorial, Kiyomizu Temple, and Gion Corne …

£131
Peace House Sakura
Peace House Sakura

188-1 Kadowaki-cho, Kyoto 605-0843

1.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (24 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Toyokuni Shrine, Sanjusangendo Temple, and Gion Corner. …

£34
Kyomachiya Maiko-Miyakawasuji
Kyomachiya Maiko-Miyakawasuji

460-3 Nishigonmoncho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0816

2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Higashiyama, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Gion Corner and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kiyomizu Templ …

£146
JAPANING Hotel Higashiyama Sanjo
JAPANING Hotel Higashiyama Sanjo

550-2, Karatohanacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0069

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Higashiyama, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Shoren-in Temple, Gion Corner, and Heian Shrine. Kiyomiz …

£62
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Pocket Guide: Kyoto Higashiyama Hotels

Higashiyama is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. The gardens and parks showcase the area's natural beauty. Higashiyama is a great home base for exploring the greater Kyoto area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.

Sightseeing around Higashiyama

The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Browse the collections at Sannenzaka Museum, Ryozen Museum of History, or Kyoto Gion Lamp Museum. Sights like Gion Corner, Kawai Kanjiro Memorial Museum, and Kahitsukan - Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art offer insight into the local culture. Ryozen Kannon War Memorial, Hokan-ji Temple, and Kodaiji Temple are monuments worth a look. Kyoto Ryozen Gokoku Shrine, Seiryuji Temple, and Gesshinin are some local landmarks. Bring the family to Murin-an, Kyoto Municipal Zoo, and Nanzenin Garden.

Popular things to do in the area include shopping and sightseeing. Maruyama Park, Shoseien Garden, or Philosopher's Walk are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Explore nature at Shusuitei Tea House, Mount Atago, and Yamadaike Park. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Aeon Mall Kyoto, Aeon Mall Kusatsu, and Aeon Mall Kumiyama. Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium, Shozan Resort Kyoto, and Kyoto Racecourse are other spots for some local fun.

Some of the area's most popular sights are Kiyomizu Temple, Nijo Castle, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Entokuin Temple, Jisyu Shrine, and Daiunin Temple are also favorite places to visit.

Getting around Higashiyama

If you want to get around the city, Higashiyama Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Keage Station and Sanjo Keihan Station. To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. Kyoto Kiyomizu-gojo Station is the closet train station, but Kyoto Sanjo Station and Kyoto Shichijo Station are also nearby.

Higashiyama is 24 miles (38.7 km) from the airport in Osaka (ITM-Itami). You can also fly in and out of Kobe (UKB), which is located 40 miles (64.4 km) away.

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