Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Kyoto:

1. Gion District

4.5 /5

6 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

KyotoÍs most famous geisha district, it is a beautiful glance into old, traditional Japan.

2. Arashiyama

4.3 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

A district famed for its scenic beauty, Arashiyama is a delight to nature-lovers.

3. Uzumasa Eigamura

4.2 /5

5 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

A movie studio theme park, the Uzumasa Eigamura shows all the different kinds of Japanese entertainment.

4. Ginkakuji

3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

Ginkakuji is one of KyotoÍs historically rich zen temples, a tranquil and beautiful structure.

5. Sagano Scenic Railway

3.8 /5

8 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

A breathtaking railway journey through the hilly landscape of Kyoto.

6. Chion-In

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

One of the most picturesque temples in Japan, the Chion-In is a tranquil retreat for any tourist.

7. Kyoto Tower

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

A rare instance of modernity in a traditional town.

8. Nishiki Market

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 8
places to visit in Kyoto

Kyoto's shopping district, The Nishiki market is home to a stunning variety of fresh Kyoto produce.

Top Hotels In Kyoto

FAQs on Kyoto

How can I commute within Kyoto?

Kyoto has a relatively underdeveloped public transport system, which opens other avenues for citizens to get around this city- walking and cycling. Kyoto is one of the most bicycle-friendly areas around Japan,and it is recommended, for most of the streets are rectangular and sharp-cornered, which renders cabs and buses unable to explore the deeper pockets of Kyoto. However, to travel around the main areas, buses and subways are better, even if they are convoluted and confused. Tourists may procure the one-day bus pass for free travel within 24 hours around the city. These passes can also be obtained for the subway and railways.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Kyoto?

The top sightseeing places in Kyoto are Gion District, Arashiyama , Uzumasa Eigamura, Ginkakuji, Sagano Scenic Railway, Chion-In.

What are the top activities in Kyoto?

The top activities in Kyoto are One Day Kimono Rental, ICOCA IC Card, [Klook Exclusive] Kimono Rental in Kyoto with Optional Photoshoot, Limousine Bus Transfers between Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Osaka or Kyoto, Kyoto-Osaka Sightseeing Pass (1 Day/2 Days, Kyoto Pick Up), Kyoto Tower Admission Ticket.

What are the top hotels in Kyoto?

There are 2708 Hotels in Kyoto which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Kyoto are Shikoku an Machiya House, Anzu an Machiya House, Garden Villa Denshin-An, Jeugiya, さと居 鉄仙 SATOI TESSEN Omiya-Gojo, Takeya Kitano Bekkan. You can see all the hotels in Kyoto here
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