Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Higashiyama

Come and experience Higashiyama and its temples, culture and monuments. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Kiyomizu Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Higashiyama

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Higashiyama has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Kyoto Aquarium (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Funaoka Thermal Bath (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Kyoto Studio Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Nishimura House Garden (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Biwako Otsukan (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Higashiyama

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Higashiyama is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shoseien Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Maruyama Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sesshuji Temple (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Murin-an (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Nanzenin Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Umekoji Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Higashiyama

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 23.6 mi (38 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Kobe (UKB), which is 39.6 mi (63.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kyoto Shichijo Station, Kyoto Kiyomizu-gojo Station and Kyoto Tofukuji Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Higashiyama by catching a ride on the metro at Higashiyama Station, Sanjo Keihan Station or Keage Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Higashiyama Ward?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 302 holiday rentals around Higashiyama Ward. From 165 Houses to 89 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Higashiyama Ward is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Higashiyama Ward?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Higashiyama Ward:

  • Nakagyo Ward: 360 holiday homes
  • Shimogyo Ward: 407 holiday homes
  • Kita Ward: 76 holiday homes
  • Kita Ward: 243 holiday homes
  • Minami Ward: 189 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Higashiyama Ward?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Higashiyama Ward. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Yogen-in Temple: 674 holiday rentals
  • Kyoto Gion Lamp Museum: 674 holiday rentals
  • Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station: 674 holiday rentals
  • Maruyama Park: 673 holiday rentals
  • Kyoto Kiyomizu-gojo Station: 674 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Higashiyama Ward listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Higashiyama Ward?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 165 Houses in Higashiyama Ward. Our other popular types of Higashiyama Ward holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 89 holiday houses
  • Villas: 5 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Higashiyama Ward?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 270 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Higashiyama Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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