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What's Kyoto like?

People go to Kyoto to see famous monuments such as Kyoto Imperial Palace, as well as to enjoy its many popular attractions like Kyoto Aquarium. Enjoy the city's local culture. Nature lovers can explore top areas such as Philosopher's Walk and Mount Hiei. Popular sights like Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market won't disappoint.

Where are the best places to stay in Kyoto?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Kyoto:


Walking distance from Shijo Omiya
  • • Free WiFi • Garden • Walkable location


3-star hotel within walking distance of Nishiki Market
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Central location


3-star ryokan, convenient to Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Free WiFi • Garden • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location


City-center hotel within easy reach of Kawaramachi
  • • Free WiFi • Bar • Walkable location


Upscale hotel, steps from Gion Tatsumi Bridge
  • • Free WiFi • Terrace • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

What types of hotels are available in Kyoto?

We have 2575 Kyoto accommodations with prices starting at CAD 13. Choose one of our 23030 deals and get discounts of up to 64%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Kyoto and the surrounding area:

  • • 18 5-star accommodations from CAD 199 per night
  • • 455 4-star accommodations from CAD 106 per night
  • • 2029 3-star accommodations from CAD 62 per night
  • • 157 2-star accommodations from CAD 21 per night
  • • 94 1-star accommodations from CAD 18 per night

How to Get to Kyoto

What is the closest airport to Kyoto?

  • • Osaka (ITM-Itami), 24 mi (38.6 km) from central Kyoto

What are the closest train stations to Kyoto?

  • • Kyoto Sanjo Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km from the city center)
  • • Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)
  • • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)

Things to See and Do in Kyoto

What is there to see in Kyoto?

  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Nijō Castle
  • • Kyoto University
  • • Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Kyoto Tower

What is there to do in Kyoto?

  • • Kawaramachi
  • • Nishiki Market
  • • Pontocho
  • • Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre
  • • Shijo Omiya

Other Popular Kyoto Attractions

  • • Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • • Yasaka Shrine
  • • Heian Shrine
  • • Doshisha University
  • • Nanzenji Temple

When is the best time to visit Kyoto?

  • • Hottest months: August, July, September, June (average 89°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 35°F)
  • • Rainiest months: July, June, August, and May (average 4.44 inches of rainfall)

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