Destination guide

The beautiful city of Sakyo Ward awaits you

Enjoy the area's temples, monuments and culture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Sakyo Ward. Travelers to this scenic city praise the hiking, gardens and mountain views. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Sakyo Ward

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sakyo Ward a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Biwako Valley Ski Resort (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Nishimura House Garden (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Meccha Sawareru Zoo (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Funaoka Thermal Bath (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Hotaru Planetarium (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Takarabune Onsen (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sakyo Ward

Travelers appreciate the picturesque gardens and captivating mountain views, which is just a taste of what Sakyo Ward has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Sakyo Ward is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hakuryuen Garden (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Mount Hiei (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Garden Museum Hiei (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Takaragaike Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Kyu Chikurinin Garden (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Ogoto Onsen (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sakyo Ward

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 32.8 mi (52.8 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kibuneguchi station, Kyoto Ichihara Station and Kyoto Nikenchaya Station are the main stations in the city. Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Kokusaikaikan Station or Matsugasaki Station and easily see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sakyo Ward?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 45 vacation rentals near Sakyo Ward. From 33 Houses to 9 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 Sakyo Ward for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

  • Higashiyama Ward: 150 vacation rentals
  • Tominagacho (Kawaramachidori): 74 vacation rentals
  • Kamihonnojimaecho: 26 vacation rentals
  • Gion: 91 vacation rentals
  • Nakagyo Ward: 181 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 Sakyo Ward?

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

  • Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station: 360 vacation rentals
  • Kyoto International Conference Centre: 358 vacation rentals
  • Konkaikomyo-ji Temple: 359 vacation rentals
  • Shimogamo Shrine: 359 vacation rentals
  • Kyoto Yase-Hieizanguchi Station: 358 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 33 Houses in Sakyo Ward. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sakyo Ward include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 9 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 44 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Sakyo Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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