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-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Ukyo Ward a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ukyo Ward

Travelers love Ukyo Ward for its picturesque gardens and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Ukyo Ward

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 27.8 mi (44.7 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Ukyo Ward?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 54 vacation rentals near Ukyo Ward. From 24 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ukyo Ward for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

  • Higashiyama Ward: 125 vacation rentals
  • Tominagacho (Kawaramachidori): 54 vacation rentals
  • Kamihonnojimaecho: 17 vacation rentals
  • Gion: 74 vacation rentals
  • Nakagyo Ward: 136 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 Ukyo Ward?

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

  • Ryōan-ji: 279 vacation rentals
  • Kyoto Torokko Arashiyama Station: 280 vacation rentals
  • Nison-in Temple: 280 vacation rentals
  • Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple: 280 vacation rentals
  • Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium: 281 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 24 Houses in Ukyo Ward. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ukyo Ward include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Studios: 14 rentals available
  • Hotels: 15 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 43 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ukyo Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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