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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 (839 reviews)

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

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Hyatt Regency Kyoto
Hyatt Regency Kyoto

644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Kyoto 605-0941

4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (630 reviews)

Located in the city's eastern Higashiyama Ward, the hotel is less than 2.5 km (1.5 miles) from Kiyomizu and Sanjusangendo …

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Hana Hotel
Hana Hotel

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

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (315 reviews)

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

£113
Kyoto Garden Ryokan Yachiyo
Kyoto Garden Ryokan Yachiyo

34 Nanzenji Fukuji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435

3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (57 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this luxury ryokan is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto Municipal Zoo and Heian Shrine. Kiyomizu Templ …

£176
Ryokan Ohto
Ryokan Ohto

Hitosujime Minami Sagaru Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0994

2.5 out of 5.0
2.6 out of 5 (95 reviews)

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

£55
Seikoro Ryokan
Seikoro Ryokan

467 Nishitachibana-cho, Kyoto 6050907

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (115 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this romantic ryokan is within a 10-minute walk of Toyokuni Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kiyomizu …

£420
RESI STAY Higashiyama Sanjo
RESI STAY Higashiyama Sanjo

25-5, Sanchome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 6050005

3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

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

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Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto
Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto

6-503, Gojohashi-higashi, Kyoto 605-0846

2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (322 reviews)

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

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Amenity Hotel Kyoto
Amenity Hotel Kyoto

4-171 Kiyomizu Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862

2.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (117 reviews)

Located in Higashiyama, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ryozen Kannon War Memorial and Gion Corner. Kiyomizu Templ …

£59
Japanese Inn Yoshimizu
Japanese Inn Yoshimizu

Bentendo Ue, Maruyama Koen, Kyoto 605-0071

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (142 reviews)

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

£134
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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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