Top spots in Kyoto: Eastern Kyoto

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Town/Neighborhood

Higashiyama•••

Preserved historic district around Kiyomizudera.
4.1 / 5
1,205
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Temple

Ginkakuji•••

Beautiful temple not actually covered in silver.
4.1 / 5
3,176
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Historic Site

Gion

Kyoto's most famous geisha district.
4.0 / 5
3,687
10
Shrine

Heian Shrine

Modeled after the ancient Imperial Palace.
3.8 / 5
1,935
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Temple

Chionin Temple

Head temple of the Jodo sect of Buddhism.
3.7 / 5
1,009
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Temple

Eikando Temple

One of Kyoto's most famous autumn color spots.
4.0 / 5
449
14
Temple

Shinnyodo Temple

Less famous temple known for its autumn colors.
3.8 / 5
68
15
Shrine

Yasaka Shrine

Popular shrine hosting the Gion Festival.
3.6 / 5
1,576
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Park

Maruyama Park

Kyoto's most popular park for cherry blossoms.
3.4 / 5
667

Hotels around Kyoto

Recommended Hotels
Backpackers Hostel Ks House Kyoto
One of Kyoto's most popular hostels. A ten minute walk from Kyoto Station.
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Hotel Granvia Kyoto
Located inside Kyoto Station, this is Kyoto's most convenient 4-star hotel.
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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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