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 1  Nijo Castle
Former Kyoto residence of the shogun.
User rating: 86/100 (1289 votes)
Visited by: 2401 users
 2  Nishiki Market
Fresh food market street in central Kyoto.
User rating: 82/100 (616 votes)
Visited by: 1186 users
 3  Kyoto Imperial Palace
The Imperial Family's residence until 1868.
User rating: 82/100 (875 votes)
Visited by: 1727 users
 4  Sento Palace
Imperial palace with beautiful gardens.
User rating: 81/100 (95 votes)
Visited by: 194 users
 5  Nijo Jinya
Former inn for visiting feudal lords.
User rating: 80/100 (179 votes)
Visited by: 434 users
 6  Pontocho
Narrow lane offering atmospheric dining.
User rating: 79/100 (447 votes)
Visited by: 830 users
 7  Honganji Temples
Head temples of the Shin-Jodo sects.
User rating: 77/100 (404 votes)
Visited by: 864 users
 8  Kyoto Manga Museum
Recently opened museum about manga.
User rating: 78/100 (227 votes)
Visited by: 451 users
 9  Kyoto Station
Kyoto's futuristic railway station building.
User rating: 73/100 (1915 votes)
Visited by: 3645 users
 10  Kyoto Tower
Modern landmark of Kyoto.
User rating: 68/100 (686 votes)
Visited by: 1439 users
 11  Kyoto Aquarium
Modern aquarium west of Kyoto Station.
User rating: 66/100 (22 votes)
Visited by: 45 users
 

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Hotel Sanoya

3 min from north exit of JR Kyoto Sta. but in quiet area. Cozy, clean Japanese rooms with bath. Internet PC in lobby.

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Ryokan Wakamiya

Inexpensive, cozy inn with helpful staff. 7 min walk from JR Kyoto Sta. Free Internet PC. Communal baths on top floor.

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Ryokan Hirashin

3min walk to Shijo Karasuma Sta. Spacious Japanese-style rooms. 140 years of history. Public baths renovated in 2006.

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Izuyasu

Peaceful small ryokan with 170-year history. 10min walk from JR Kyoto Sta. The 7th inn keeper serves Kyoto Kaiseki cuisines. Private baths & Wi-Fi. Renovated in 2013.

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Backpackers Hostel Ks House Kyoto

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Hotel Granvia Kyoto

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Hyatt Regency Kyoto Hotel

Elegant luxury hotel located near Sanjusangendo Temple.

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Khaosan Kyoto Guest House

Cheap and popular hostel located in the heart of the city near Kawaramachi Station.

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New Miyako Hotel Kyoto

Reasonably priced 3-star hotel located just across the street from Kyoto Station.

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Royal Park Hotel The Kyoto

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