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 1  Arashiyama
Pleasant district at the outskirts of Kyoto.
User rating: 90/100 (886 votes)
Visited by: 1717 users
 2  Kokedera
Called moss temple because of its garden.
User rating: 88/100 (99 votes)
Visited by: 251 users
 3  Katsura Villa
Imperial villa with stunning landscape garden.
User rating: 87/100 (121 votes)
Visited by: 275 users
 4  Yoshiminedera
Temple on Kyoto's western mountains.
User rating: 86/100 (43 votes)
Visited by: 110 users
 5  Myoshinji Temple
Zen temple complex with many subtemples.
User rating: 84/100 (61 votes)
Visited by: 142 users
 6  Daikakuji Temple
Large temple and former imperial palace.
User rating: 84/100 (107 votes)
Visited by: 266 users
 7  Tenryuji Temple
Zen Temple in the Arashiyama district.
User rating: 82/100 (373 votes)
Visited by: 766 users
 8  Toei Eigamura
Theme park and film set combined.
User rating: 78/100 (161 votes)
Visited by: 365 users
 9  Sagano Railway
Nostalgic sightseeing train through a scenic valley.
User rating: 82/100 (55 votes)
Visited by: 135 users
 10  Hozugawa Cruise
Scenic boat ride down a river towards Arashiyama.
User rating: 81/100 (14 votes)
Visited by: 45 users
  

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Hotels and Ryokan
Kyoto offers a wide range of accommodation for all budgets and tastes, including historic ryokan, Western style hotels and low-budget hostels. Among the most attractive districts to stay are the Kyoto Station area, the city center around Shijo Street and the Higashiyama District.
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Backpackers Hostel Ks House Kyoto
One of Kyoto's most popular hostels. A ten minute walk from Kyoto Station.
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Located inside Kyoto Station, this is Kyoto's most convenient 4-star hotel.
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