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KarasumaKyoto

Get away to Karasuma! Enjoy the festivals, culture, and temples.

Explore the walkable area of Karasuma—gourmet restaurants, shopping, and popular sights from Nishiki Market to Kawaramachi.

Top Hotels in Karasuma

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Tokyu Stay Kyoto Ryougaemachi Dori - Sanjo Karasuma
Tokyu Stay Kyoto Ryougaemachi Dori - Sanjo Karasuma
3.5 out of 5
392 Kakimotocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥6,446 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nishiki Market, and Kawaramachi. Nijō Castle and Shijo Omiya ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (628 reviews)

"Room was amazingly large, huge selection of self-serve items at the lobby, the washer/dryer is a very welcomed feature"…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Tokyu Stay Kyoto Ryougaemachi Dori - Sanjo Karasuma
NEST HOTEL KYOTO SHIJOKARASUMA
NEST HOTEL KYOTO SHIJOKARASUMA
3 out of 5
551 Sannocho, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥3,632 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Shijo Omiya, Nishiki Market, and Kawaramachi. Kyoto Tower and Pontocho are also within 1 mi ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (377 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel - great room with King bed - my husband was elated. The breakfast for 1000 yen per person was well worth it and full of interesting things to try. The staff are friendly and helpful. Only two minor complaints 1) not one English language news channel 2) we arrived 50 min. before the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

NEST HOTEL KYOTO SHIJOKARASUMA
UNIZO INN Kyoto Kawaramachi Shijo
UNIZO INN Kyoto Kawaramachi Shijo
3 out of 5
2-Yamazakicho 240, Kawaramachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥5,813 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is steps from Kiyamachi Street and Pontocho. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market are also within 5 minutes. Shiyakusho-mae Station ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (787 reviews)

"Very nice place and great attention, but as usual in Japan, expensive for a very tinny room"…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

UNIZO INN Kyoto Kawaramachi Shijo
Via Inn Kyoto Shijo Muromachi
Via Inn Kyoto Shijo Muromachi
3 out of 5
551-2, Yamabushiyamacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥5,455 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Kyoto Art Center, Kawaramachi, and Nishiki Market. Nijō Castle and Shijo Omiya are also within ...

4.2/5Very Good! (267 reviews)

"good location very clean nice staff very quiet close to shopping center"…"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Via Inn Kyoto Shijo Muromachi
Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo
Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo
3.5 out of 5
420 Sakuranocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥7,000 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nishiki Market and Yasaka Shrine. Nijō Castle and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 2 mi (3 ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (719 reviews)

"it's located in the heart of shopping district. very good facilities, staff and amnesties"…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo
THE GENERAL KYOTO Takatsuji Tominokoji
THE GENERAL KYOTO Takatsuji Tominokoji
3.5 out of 5
187 Ebisuyacho, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥5,599 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nishiki Market, Kawaramachi, and Pontocho. Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre and Shijo Omiya are also ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (102 reviews)

"Had a wonderful stay in this hotel, the room was large clean and beautiful, liked the decor and location, will go back"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

THE GENERAL KYOTO Takatsuji Tominokoji

Popular places to visit in Karasuma

Kawaramachi
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Kawaramachi

4.5/5(124 reviews)

You can find the perfect gifts to bring home when you visit Kawaramachi, a favorite shopping spot in Kyoto. Make time for the temples and local tours in this culturally rich area.

Nishiki Market
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Nishiki Market

4.5/5(253 reviews)

Come to this market in the heart of the city to experience the authentic sights, smells and sounds of the bartering vendors and their traditional food.

Pontocho
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Pontocho

4.5/5(3 reviews)

You can browse for souvenirs with a trip to Pontocho, a favorite shopping spot in Kyoto. Check out the temples and top-notch restaurants in this culturally rich area.

Kiyamachi Street
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Kiyamachi Street

You can learn about the history of Kyoto with a visit to Kiyamachi Street. Amble around this culturally rich area's picturesque gardens, or seek out the local tours.

Kyoto International Manga Museum
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Kyoto International Manga Museum

1/5(1 review)

This institution is the home of manga in Kyoto. It holds exhibitions, workshops and events devoted to the promotion of Japanese literary art.

Teramachi Street
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Teramachi Street

You can learn about the history of Kyoto with a visit to Teramachi Street. Visit the area's shops, or simply enjoy its restaurants.

Top things to do in Karasuma

Nishiki Market Food Tour
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Nishiki Market Food Tour

100% of travellers recommend
¥8,000
Per adult
Authentic Japanese Cooking Class in Central Kyoto
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Authentic Japanese Cooking Class in Central Kyoto

100% of travellers recommend
¥8,000
Per adult
Samurai and Ninja Museum Tour in Kyoto
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Samurai and Ninja Museum Tour in Kyoto

94% of travellers recommend
¥2,500
Per adult
Traditional Tea Ceremony with Kimono Rental
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Traditional Tea Ceremony with Kimono Rental

100% of travellers recommend
¥34,000
Per adult
3-hour Luxury Sake and Whisky Nightlife Tour in Gion, Kyoto
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3-hour Luxury Sake and Whisky Nightlife Tour in Gion, Kyoto

¥29,600
Per adult
Itajime-Style Shibori Scarf-Making Class in Kyoto
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Itajime-Style Shibori Scarf-Making Class in Kyoto

100% of travellers recommend
¥4,400
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Kyoto

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
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
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
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
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
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