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 like 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

Activities and attractions in Higashiyama

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Higashiyama

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 23.6 mi (38 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Higashiyama Ward?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 150 vacation rentals near Higashiyama Ward. From 104 Houses to 31 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Higashiyama Ward are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Higashiyama Ward:

  • Tominagacho (Kawaramachidori): 74 vacation rentals
  • Kamihonnojimaecho: 26 vacation rentals
  • Gion: 91 vacation rentals
  • Nakagyo Ward: 181 vacation rentals
  • Horiikecho: 27 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Higashiyama Ward?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Higashiyama Ward. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station: 360 vacation rentals
  • Kiyomizu Temple: 360 vacation rentals
  • Kyoto Tofukuji Station: 361 vacation rentals
  • Kyoto Ryozen Gokoku Shrine: 360 vacation rentals
  • Sanjusangendo Temple: 360 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Higashiyama Ward?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 104 Houses in Higashiyama Ward. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Higashiyama Ward include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 31 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Higashiyama Ward?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 143 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Higashiyama Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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