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[Kyoui Golden House] Floor heated/Bath with a view/Central Kyoto/Experience extraordinary Kyoto in a luxurious Kyo-machiya
Kyoui Golden House is a Kyomachiya villa with the theme of "extraordinary Kyoto". The stone bath overlooks the garden. It is a 5-minute walk to the popular Okinawa Shrine, and is an area with lots of trendy restaurants. ★Floor heating on the ground floor and air conditioning in each bedroom for a comfortable stay in winter★ * Coronavirus control: We are disinfecting the room after cleaning (doorknobs, switches, remote controls, buttons, tables, etc.).Feel free to use the disinfectant solution at the entrance.
$318 per night
Home in Kyoto
Great river view, beautiful traditional house
A great opportunity to stay in a traditional Kyoto house located in a typical, historic, and quiet neighborhood, with a beautiful view on the Kamogawa river. An exceptional experience for romantic couples, family or friends. With all modern comfort, you will spend memorable moments in this magnificent 120 years old Machiya recently renovated. Close to the city center, the main tourist attractions, and Kyoto station. Stay in the entire house is more safe than staying in the hotel.
$44 per night
Home in Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto
Cozy and tranquil two-story Japanese apartment
Teramachi Stay is a quiet and relaxing Japanese style apartment in central Kyoto. It is located down a picturesque alley off Teramachi street, popular for its traditional Japanese shops and restaurants. Your host was born and raised in Kyoto, speaks English and would be happy to advise guests on which of Kyoto's many attractions would be best to visit.
$54 per night

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Photo of Kōdaiji Temple
Kōdaiji Temple319 locals recommend
Photo of Maruyama Park
Maruyama Park468 locals recommend
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Kyoto Tower513 locals recommend
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Nishiki Market348 locals recommend
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Fushimi Inari Trail4 locals recommend
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Heian Shrine545 locals recommend

Kyoto vacation rentals

Private room in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto
和楽庵【Single】100 Year old Machiya Guest House (1pax)
$33 per night
Hotel room in Kyoto
✿Kyoto✿/Near station & bus/Temple/Single Room(^^♪
$46 per night
Private room in 京都府
和楽庵【Double】100 Year old Machiya Guest House (2pax)
$49 per night
Private room in Kamigyō-ku, Kyōto-shi
Guesthouse Umeya single room traditional house
$32 per night
Hotel room in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto
MANGA Design・1 Bed・Free simple breakfast・Free wifi
$54 per night
Townhouse in 京都市東山区
[SC] Machiya With Garden in Higashiyama for 2
$43 per night
Rental unit in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto
Workation GroLiving KYOTO
$41 per night
Rental unit in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto
$30 per night
Hotel room in Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi
【SOLO Rm】Tatami 3min✿walk to Sub Sta Sta.◆WIFI.
$48 per night
Hotel room in Kyoto
Hotel Sou Kyoto Gion Queen Studio
$48 per night
Hotel room in Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi
【TWIN Rm】Tatami 3min✿walk to Sub Sta Sta.◆WIFI.
$61 per night
Townhouse in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto-shi
[IH] Cozy & Classic Kyoto Machiya House 5 Guests
$39 per night

Condo rentals in Kyoto

Condo in 京都市東山区
MaikoTown with cobblestones/near Kamo river/modern
$128 per night
Condo in Kyoto
MAX3!7min to Kyoto Sta.Free WiFi&Android TV![STTK]
$83 per night
Condo in Kamigyō-ku, Kyōto-shi
一条IVY semi-double bed room
$32 per night
Condo in Kyoto-Shi Nakagyo-Ku
Long Stay up to 55%OFF|3mins to market|WIFI|Nijo
$74 per night
Condo in Kyoto
Brandnew!Beautiful hotel Center of KYOTO (Room A)
$53 per night
Condo in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto
Near sanjo sta/Rental bicycles and kitchen[1QSD]
$75 per night
Condo in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
Sleek Kiyomizu Ryokan 3PAX | Historical District
$56 per night
Condo in 京都市
Near from Kawaramachi , Stylish Guest House
$142 per night
Condo in Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto
MAX5!7min to Kyoto Sta.Free WiFi&Android TV![SPFK]
$118 per night
Condo in Kyoto
Fuyacho 【 102 】 Kyoto Kawaramachi business district 12 minutes ・ Subway Karasuma line 6 minutes → Keihan line 4 minutes
$97 per night
Condo in Minami Ward, Kyoto
Newly built Katsuragawa House Nozomi room 103
$31 per night
Condo in Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi
Type A・Stay in the vibrant heart of Kyoto
$70 per night

Your guide to Kyoto

Welcome to Kyoto

Kyoto is one of the most charming cities in the world. For more than a millennium — until 1868 — it was the imperial seat of Japan, and all that power was a magnet for opulence, artists and artisans, and religion. Today, the city remains at the heart of the country’s cultural traditions, with thousands of palaces, temples, and shrines, not to mention its famous geisha districts.

Wandering through Kyoto can mean stopping at every turn, delighted by the curve of a rooftop or the ancient timbers framing a shop. Despite 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the gilded Kinkakuji (Gold Pavilion), and districts like Higashiyama, whose streets could double as the set for a historical epic, Kyoto is not a living museum. With more than 1.5 million residents, the city boasts countless cocktail bars, chic restaurants, and street-food stalls, and a thriving music scene.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Kyoto?

If there’s a peak time to visit Kyoto, it may be late March through early May, when the temperatures are comfortable, the monsoons have yet to start, and the city seduces the eye with cherry blossoms (peak time: early April). Crisp, dry autumns also make for wonderful strolls around the city. Exploring Kyoto during the extremes of winter and summer will take a little more effort — and good rain gear. The heat and humidity peak June through August, when the temperatures stay in the 80s and 90s Fahrenheit and tropical rainstorms regularly sweep through the area. That doesn’t stop the city from turning out for the Gion Matsuri in mid-to-late July for parades, traditional dress, and street food. In winter, it rarely freezes or snows here, but the constant drizzle can make the cold feel colder. That said, the city entrances visitors even in the coldest months. During late December, thousands of paper lanterns line Arashiyama’s bridges and lanes, and in early January, New Year crowds throng many of the shrines.

What are the top things to do in Kyoto?

Nishiki Market

Visiting this five-block-long covered food market in central Kyoto, which is open from midmorning to early evening, is a must for food lovers. Picture barrels of pickles and dried vegetables, display cases of exquisite wagashi (sweets), and heaps of frilly dried fish. You can snack on meat skewers or crackly senbei as you wander through the market, or pore over the shelves of cooking implements and jarred preserves, looking for gifts to bring home. Afterward, peek in at the nearby Tenmangu Shrine or wander over to the Gion, the city’s most famous geisha district.


On the west side of Kyoto, just as the dense inner city gives way to the slopes of the surrounding mountains, this charming district thrums with tourists — with pockets of serenity nearby. Wander along the wide, shady paths that snake through the famous bamboo grove. Visit a host of temples, from the tiny thatch-roofed Gio-ji through the expansive Tenryu-ji, with its showstopper garden and majestic views of the mountain peaks. Spend a few hours at the Fukuda Art Museum admiring paintings from the Edo Period.

Philosopher’s Path

This mile-long path, located in the northern part of the Higashiyama district, leads between two of Kyoto’s best-known sites — Ginkakuji (the Silver Pavilion) and the neighborhood surrounding Nanzenji Temple — and the journey is just as rewarding as either destination. The paved walkway traces the route of a narrow canal, shaded by thousands of cherry trees, and offers plenty of reasons to detour in the form of temples, cafes, and boutiques.

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