Eastern Kyoto

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 1  Kiyomizudera
Temple famous for its large wooden terrace.
User rating: 95/100 (1754 votes)
Visited by: 3137 users
 2  Ginkakuji
Beautiful temple not actually covered in silver.
User rating: 87/100 (1297 votes)
Visited by: 2531 users
 3  Higashiyama
Preserved historic district around Kiyomizudera.
User rating: 86/100 (373 votes)
Visited by: 740 users
 4  Sanjusangendo
Temple with 1001 human sized statues.
User rating: 88/100 (659 votes)
Visited by: 1187 users
 5  Nanzenji Temple
Zen temple with beautiful stone garden.
User rating: 82/100 (470 votes)
Visited by: 938 users
 6  Kyoto National Museum
Well presented exhibitions on history and art.
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Visited by: 8 users
 7  Gion
Kyoto's most famous geisha district.
User rating: 85/100 (1593 votes)
Visited by: 2897 users
 8  Philosopher's Path
Walking trail famous for cherry blossoms.
User rating: 85/100 (801 votes)
Visited by: 1417 users
 9  Kodaiji Temple
Built in memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
User rating: 84/100 (567 votes)
Visited by: 1159 users
 10  Shorenin Temple
A Tendai temple with garden next to Chionin.
User rating: 82/100 (91 votes)
Visited by: 200 users
 11  Heian Shrine
Modeled after the ancient Imperial Palace.
User rating: 82/100 (800 votes)
Visited by: 1592 users
 12  Chionin Temple
Head temple of the Jodo sect of Buddhism.
User rating: 80/100 (395 votes)
Visited by: 844 users
 13  Eikando Temple
One of Kyoto's most famous autumn color spots.
User rating: 83/100 (157 votes)
Visited by: 323 users
 14  Shinnyodo Temple
Less famous temple known for its autumn colors.
User rating: 82/100 (13 votes)
Visited by: 30 users
 15  Yasaka Shrine
Popular shrine hosting the Gion Festival.
User rating: 77/100 (613 votes)
Visited by: 1227 users
 16  Maruyama Park
Kyoto's most popular park for cherry blossoms.
User rating: 75/100 (207 votes)
Visited by: 446 users

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Gion Hatanaka

A traditional ryokan situated in a quiet area of Gion. Close to Yasaka Shrine and Kodaiji Temple. Maiko performs at night. Experience the quality hospitality.


Gion Shinmonso

A fine ryokan in the Gion near geisha streets. Easy access to Kiyomizu-dera and Yasaka-jinja. Special offers available.


Ryokan Motonago

A real traditional inn at Gion with 11 rooms, friendly staff. Walking distance of Kiyomizu-dera, Yasaka-jinja and more.

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Backpackers Hostel Ks House 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

Modern hotel along Sanjo Street close to Pontocho and other dining options.

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