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ArashiyamaKyoto

Come to relaxing Arashiyama and enjoy its temples, riverfront, and sightseeing.

Check out sights like Kyoto Arashiyama Orgel Museum and Bamboo Forest Street as you discover Arashiyama—an area also known for its riverfront.

Top Hotels in Arashiyama

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Suiran, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto
Suiran, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto
5 out of 5
Saga-tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, 12 Susukinobaba-cho, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free Cancellation
The price is ¥42,000 per night

Located in Arashiyama, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Arashiyama Onsen and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Toei Kyoto Studio Park. Tenryuji Temple and Togetsukyo ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (121 reviews)

"Beautiful room and food, upgraded room to room with its own hot spring. Amazing gardens."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Suiran, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto
The GrandWest Arashiyama
The GrandWest Arashiyama
3.5 out of 5
48 Arashiyama Kamikaidocho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥15,579 per night

This family-friendly Kyoto hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Togetsukyo Bridge, Tenryuji Temple, and Bamboo Forest Street. Ryōan-ji ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)

"This property is amazing such a beautiful room and atmosphere and the beds are so comfortable. Everyone was so friendly and accommodating. This hotel is in such a great location to explore Arashiyama and escape the hustle and bustle. If you are visiting Japan and are traveling in family groups or ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

The GrandWest Arashiyama
Ryotei Rangetsu
Ryotei Rangetsu
4 out of 5
7 Susukinobaba-cho, Sagatenryuji, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥34,694 per night

Located in Arashiyama, this ryokan is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Arashiyama Onsen and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Toei Kyoto Studio Park. Togetsukyo Bridge and Tenryuji Temple ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (209 reviews)

"Ryotei Rangetsu was excellent! The staff were friendly and accommodating. The property was clean, spacious, and the onsen easily accesible and well kept. The location is also excellent. Right outside of the Main Street, on the river, but quiet. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

Ryotei Rangetsu
Arashiyama Benkei
Arashiyama Benkei
4 out of 5
34 Susukinobanba-cho Saga-tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

Located in Arashiyama, this ryokan is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Arashiyama Onsen and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Toei Kyoto Studio Park. Togetsukyo Bridge and Tenryuji Temple ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (178 reviews)

"It was a fantastic traditional experience. Made me feel very comfortable experiencing traditional hospitality. Was able to take advantage of a private Onsen."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Arashiyama Benkei
Mulan Hostel
Mulan Hostel
2 out of 5
74-16, Arashiyama Kamikaidocho, Nishikyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥7,273 per night

Located in Arashiyama, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Kawaramachi, Kyoto Tower, and Nijō Castle. Nishiki Market and Kiyomizu Temple are also within 9 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)

"Super welcoming and helpful reception. Very nice other guests. Great local public onsen. Lovely area to explore temple and bamboo forests."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Mulan Hostel
NAGI KYOTO ARASHIYAMA
NAGI KYOTO ARASHIYAMA
3 out of 5
17-4 Sagatenryuji Wakamiya, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥15,455 per night

Located in Arashiyama, this hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Ryōan-ji and within 6 mi (10 km) of Nijō Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Kyoto Tower and Sanjusangendo ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Extremely clean. Great large comfy bed. Bathroom is kind sized by most similarly priced hotels. Modern finishing. I would rebook 100%."…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2020

NAGI KYOTO ARASHIYAMA

Popular places to visit in Arashiyama

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
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Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

4.5/5(21 reviews)

Take a stroll or a bicycle ride through this sublime forest to experience the otherworldly tranquility created by filtered sunlight and rustling bamboo leaves.

Togetsukyo Bridge
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Togetsukyo Bridge

5/5(2 reviews)

Learn about the local history of Kyoto with a stop at Togetsukyo Bridge. Amble around this culturally rich area's picturesque gardens and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Arashiyama Onsen
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Arashiyama Onsen

You can take time to visit Arashiyama Onsen during your travels to Kyoto. Wander the riverfront in this culturally rich area.

Tenryuji Temple
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Tenryuji Temple

You can find out about the history of Kyoto with a stop at Tenryuji Temple. Stroll along the riverfront in this culturally rich area, or check out its top-notch restaurants.

Okochi Sanso
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Okochi Sanso

Explore the great outdoors at Okochi Sanso, a lovely green space in Kyoto. Stroll along the riverfront or visit the temples in this culturally rich area.

Jojakkoji Temple
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Jojakkoji Temple

You can find out about the history of Kyoto with a stop at Jojakkoji Temple. Stroll along the riverfront in this culturally rich area, or seek out the local tours.

Top things to do in Arashiyama

Private Half-Day Tour of Arashiyama
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Private Half-Day Tour of Arashiyama

74% of travellers recommend
¥31,129
Per adult
Kyoto Arashiyama Insider Walking Tour
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Kyoto Arashiyama Insider Walking Tour

¥8,500
Per adult
Ramen Making Experience on the Train "Ramen Express"
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Ramen Making Experience on the Train "Ramen Express"

¥200,000
Per adult
Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Walking Food Tour
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Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Walking Food Tour

¥10,500
Per adult
Experience Arashiyama!
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Experience Arashiyama!

¥17,600
Per adult
Private Japanese Small Katana Forging Experience
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Private Japanese Small Katana Forging Experience

98% of travellers recommend
¥18,000
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Kyoto

Kyōto which includes heritage architecture and a temple or place of worship

Nishijin

4.5/5Wonderful!(13 area reviews)

Nishijin is a destination travelers like for its coffeehouses, and you might hop aboard the metro at Imadegawa Station or Kuramaguchi Station to explore sights like Doshisha University.

Nishijin
Kyōto which includes street scenes and a small town or village as well as a small group of people

Nakagyo Ward

4.5/5Wonderful!(52 area reviews)

Travelers love Nakagyo Ward for its popular shops, and you can see more of Kyoto by jumping on the metro at Nijojo-mae Station or Karasuma Oike Station. You might spend time checking out top sights like Nijō Castle and Nishiki Market.

Nakagyo Ward
Kyōto showing fall colors, religious aspects and snow

Kamigyo

4/5Very Good!(5 area reviews)

Noted for its historic sites and gardens, there's plenty to explore in Kamigyo. Top attractions like Kyoto Imperial Palace and Doshisha University are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Imadegawa Station or Kuramaguchi Station to see more of the city.

Kamigyo
Nijo Castle showing a park and a pond

Central Kyoto

4.5/5Wonderful!(1,806 area reviews)

Central Kyoto is highly notable for its popular shops, and you might want to visit top sights like Nijō Castle and Nishiki Market. See more of Kyoto by jumping on the metro at Nijojo-mae Station or Karasuma Oike Station.

Central Kyoto
Nishiki Market featuring markets and street scenes as well as a large group of people

Shijo

Unique features of Shijo include the coffeehouses and spas. Make a stop by Nishiki Market or Kawaramachi while you're exploring the area.

Shijo
Kyoto Tower showing a city, night scenes and city views

Shimogyo

4.5/5Wonderful!(96 area reviews)

Shimogyo is highly notable for its popular shops, and you might want to visit top sights like Kyoto Tower and Kawaramachi. See more of Kyoto by jumping on the metro at Tanbaguchi Station or Umekoji-Kyotonishi Station.

Shimogyo