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Escape to Higashiyama! Enjoy its temples, culture, and monuments.

Gourmet restaurants, temples, and top sights from Kiyomizu Temple to Sanjusangendo Temple—discover Higashiyama, a historic destination.

Top Hotels in Higashiyama

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
3 out of 5
555, Minamigawa, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥4,132 per night

Located in Gion, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gion Corner, Kiyomizu Temple, and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kyoto Tower and Kyoto Imperial Palace are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (854 reviews)
Great location - would stay again for location

"This is our second APA hotel that we've stayed at so far. Nothing that really caught my attention honestly other than the amazing location. I'd stay at this hotel again especially for the location. Literally, the Yasaka shrine is less than a block away. One tiny thing was that it felt a little dusty ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
Kyoto Yura Hotel - MGallery
Kyoto Yura Hotel - MGallery
4.5 out of 5
84 OHASHICHO, Kyoto
The price is ¥13,818 per night

Located in Higashiyama, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Chion-in Temple. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kiyomizu Temple are also ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)
Great hotel

"Great hotel. Good location great staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Kyoto Yura Hotel - MGallery
Hyatt Regency Kyoto
Hyatt Regency Kyoto
4.5 out of 5
644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥23,200 per night

Located in Higashiyama, this luxury hotel is steps from Kyoto National Museum and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kyoto Tower and Kiyomizu Temple are also within 1 mi ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (989 reviews)

"We like the tranquility of the property. It will be ideal if there is an onsen onsite."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Kyoto
Park Hyatt Kyoto
Park Hyatt Kyoto
4.5 out of 5
360 Kodaiji Masuyacho, Higashiyama, Kyoto
The price is ¥81,000 per night

Located in Higashiyama, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Hokanji Temple and Kodaiji Temple. Kiyomizu Temple and Gion Corner are also within 15 ...

2.5/5 (2 reviews)

"綺麗清潔なホテルでした。ウェルカムシャンパンも、冷えてて美味しく気分よくいただきました。 しかし、スタッフの方々の対応が、、、 チェックイン時に座ったテーブルについて、このような状況で人との距離を保ちましたたい時に、ロビーには沢山テーブルがあり、そこにいるのは、私たちともう一組だけなのに、隣同士に座らせてること、 チェックイン後、散歩しようと荷物をフロントに預かってもらうと、、、外出はチェックアウトの精算をしてからにしてと外国人スタッフに言われました。しかも走って追いかけてきて。こんなに滞在人数が少なく、高いお支払をしているのに、お客様の顔も覚えていない対応、次の日も荷物を預かってもらい、取りに行くと、スタッフは右往左往して、待たされます。 ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Park Hyatt Kyoto
ORIENTAL HOTEL KYOTO GALLERY
ORIENTAL HOTEL KYOTO GALLERY
3 out of 5
423 Suzakucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥3,927 per night

Located in Higashiyama, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sanjusangendo Temple, Kawaramachi, and Nishiki Market. Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre and Pontocho are ...

3.8/5Good! (25 reviews)

"It was quiet and close to the river. Several good restaurants nearby and an entrance to a train."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

ORIENTAL HOTEL KYOTO GALLERY
Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
5 out of 5
445-3 Myohoin Maekawa-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥85,000 per night

Located in Higashiyama, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sanjusangendo Temple, Kiyomizu Temple, and Gion Corner. Kyoto Tower and Fushimi Inari Shrine ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (237 reviews)

"Everything was perfect and the room was very comfortable. dining room was good and food"…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Popular places to visit in Higashiyama

Kiyomizu Temple
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Kiyomizu Temple

4.5/5(759 reviews)

Constructed entirely without nails and built on high poles, this temple is part of a World Heritage Site and offers visitors both beauty and history.

Yasaka Shrine
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Yasaka Shrine

4.5/5(36 reviews)

Observe traditional Shinto architecture, pretty lanterns and sacred rituals at this historic shrine, home of the annual Gion Festival and Kyoto’s favorite cherry blossom park.

Sanjusangendo Temple
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Sanjusangendo Temple

4.5/5(95 reviews)

This temple is the famous site where thousands of hand-carved deities from the 13th century flank the longest wooden building in Japan.

Kyoto National Museum
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Kyoto National Museum

4/5(1 review)

As one of the principal museums of Japan, this site displays fascinating artifacts across impressive structures to tell the story of Kyoto’s place in the country.

Gion Corner
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Gion Corner

4.5/5(266 reviews)

Enjoy a show at Gion Corner, a theater with a story to tell in Kyoto. Amble around this culturally rich area's picturesque gardens or experience its fascinating museums.

Kodaiji Temple
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Kodaiji Temple

4.5/5(6 reviews)

A widow built this temple in 1606 to pay homage to her late warrior husband. Today, it survives as an eye-catching site of tranquility with postcard-pretty gardens.

Top things to do in Higashiyama

Nighttime Local Eats and Streets in Old Kyoto
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Nighttime Local Eats and Streets in Old Kyoto

98% of travellers recommend
¥13,800
Per adult
Kyoto Bar Hopping Nightlife Tour in Pontocho
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Kyoto Bar Hopping Nightlife Tour in Pontocho

100% of travellers recommend
¥6,500
Per adult
Kyoto Night Foodie Tour
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Kyoto Night Foodie Tour

¥12,000
Per adult
Kyoto Kimono Photography Tour in Gion
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Kyoto Kimono Photography Tour in Gion

¥8,000
Per adult
Fushimi Inari Hidden Hiking Tour
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Fushimi Inari Hidden Hiking Tour

¥6,400
Per adult
Kyoto Tea Ceremony & Kiyomizu-dera Temple Walking Tour
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Kyoto Tea Ceremony & Kiyomizu-dera Temple Walking Tour

¥8,900
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Kyoto

Sannenzaka Ninenzaka which includes street scenes and a small town or village as well as a large group of people

Sannenzaka Ninenzaka

5/5Exceptional!(17 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the gardens and monuments in Sannenzaka Ninenzaka. You might want to make time for a stop at Sannenzaka Museum or Hokanji Temple.

Sannenzaka Ninenzaka
Gion which includes cycling, street scenes and night scenes

Gion

5/5Exceptional!(208 area reviews)

Unique features of Gion include the monuments and shopping. Make a stop by Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre or Yasaka Shrine while you're exploring the area.

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

Karasuma

Visitors to Karasuma love its popular shops, and you can check out Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. If you want to see more in the area, you can get around town on the metro at Karasuma Oike Station.

Karasuma
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
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 International Manga Museum featuring a city

Karasumaoike

4.5/5Wonderful!(2 area reviews)

Visitors often come to Karasumaoike for its colorful gardens, but many stay to explore sights like Kyoto International Manga Museum and Rokakkudo Temple. Getting around the area on the metro is easy if you catch a ride at Karasuma Oike Station.

Karasumaoike