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 1  Arashiyama
Pleasant district at the outskirts of Kyoto.
User rating: 90/100 (933 votes)
Visited by: 1812 users
 2  Kokedera
Called moss temple because of its garden.
User rating: 89/100 (101 votes)
Visited by: 260 users
 3  Katsura Villa
Imperial villa with stunning landscape garden.
User rating: 87/100 (125 votes)
Visited by: 282 users
 4  Yoshiminedera
Temple on Kyoto's western mountains.
User rating: 86/100 (44 votes)
Visited by: 112 users
 5  Myoshinji Temple
Zen temple complex with many subtemples.
User rating: 84/100 (66 votes)
Visited by: 151 users
 6  Daikakuji Temple
Large temple and former imperial palace.
User rating: 84/100 (121 votes)
Visited by: 295 users
 7  Tenryuji Temple
Zen Temple in the Arashiyama district.
User rating: 82/100 (396 votes)
Visited by: 815 users
 8  Toei Eigamura
Theme park and film set combined.
User rating: 78/100 (168 votes)
Visited by: 376 users
 9  Hozugawa Cruise
Scenic boat ride down a river towards Arashiyama.
User rating: 81/100 (14 votes)
Visited by: 48 users
 10  Sagano Railway
Nostalgic sightseeing train through a scenic valley.
User rating: 81/100 (62 votes)
Visited by: 151 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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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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3min walk to Shijo Karasuma Sta. Spacious Japanese-style rooms. 140 years of history. Public baths renovated in 2006.
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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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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