Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Ukyo Ward awaits your stay

Come and experience Ukyo Ward and its temples, monuments and culture. This walkable city is known for its gardens, forests and riverfront. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ukyo Ward

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ukyo Ward a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nishimura House Garden (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Funaoka Thermal Bath (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Shigureden (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Kyoto Studio Park (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Kameoka Sports Ground (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ukyo Ward

Travellers love Ukyo Ward for its beautiful gardens and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ukyo Ward is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Atago (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Hakuryuen Garden (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Haratanien (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Omiyakotsu Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Zuihoin Garden (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Funaokayama Park (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ukyo Ward

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 27.8 mi (44.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Kobe (UKB), which is 43.2 mi (69.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kyoto Utano Station, Kyoto Omuro-Ninnaji Station and Kyoto Ryoanji Station are the main stations that serve the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Uzumasa Tenjingawa Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ukyo Ward?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 114 holiday rentals around Ukyo Ward. From 73 holiday houses to 18 flats & 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 Ukyo Ward is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ukyo 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 Ukyo Ward:

  • Higashiyama Ward: 375 holiday homes
  • Nakagyo Ward: 462 holiday homes
  • Komatsucho: 214 holiday homes
  • Minami Ward: 235 holiday homes
  • Kamigyo Ward: 188 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 Ukyo Ward?

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

  • Torin-in Temple: 808 holiday rentals
  • Toei Kyoto Studio Park: 811 holiday rentals
  • Hokongoin Temple: 811 holiday rentals
  • Kyoto Ryoanji Station: 805 holiday rentals
  • Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium: 815 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ukyo 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 Ukyo Ward?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 73 Houses in Ukyo Ward. Our other popular types of Ukyo Ward holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 holiday houses
  • Studios: 18 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 23 holiday houses

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 102 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ukyo Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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