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Kyoto Vacations

Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a thousand years, and it retains a regal air to this day. Historic buildings stand side-by-side with modern skyscrapers, with beautiful parks full of cherry and plum blossoms in between. Vacation packages to Kyoto will take you to the city that the Japanese people consider to be the most beautiful in the country.

Major Attractions

Nowhere sums up Kyoto's history like the Imperial Palace and Park. Tours of the palace must be booked in advance through the Imperial Household Agency, and are well worth making the effort. The gardens can be visited at any time, and they provide a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Nijo Castle was a residence for the shoguns of Japan, and it's a showcase of the elaborate architecture of the time, complete with squeaking "nightingale floors" to warn of intruders. In the northern part of the city is the stunning Temple of the Golden Pavilion, one of the highlights of vacations in Kyoto. It's a good idea to rent a car in Kyoto and drive out there -- while you have a ride, you can take trips to the neighboring cities of Osaka and Kobe, which also have their charms.

Festivals and Events

Gion Matsuri is one of the biggest festivals in all of Japan, and lasts for the whole month of July. It came about as a ritual to gods of natural disasters, and is celebrated with food, traditional costumes, and parades, the biggest of which takes place on July 17. Jidai Matsuri, the festival of the ages, is held on May 15, and represents various periods throughout Japanese history.

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Kyoto Century Hotel $97
Kyoto Century Hotel

Kyoto Century Hotel

680 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
     
    4.0 out of 5.0

    Located in Central Kyoto, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Higashi Honganji Temple, Kyoto Tower, and Sanjusangendo Temple. Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi are also within 2 mi (3 km). Kyoto Station is 7 minutes by foot and Kujo Station is 14 minutes.

    Hotel Granvia Kyoto $88
    Hotel Granvia Kyoto

    Hotel Granvia Kyoto

    JR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Chuo-guchi, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
       
      4.5 out of 5.0

      Decorated throughout with 1,000 works of museum-quality art, this hotel is adjacent not only to Kyoto Station, but also the city's largest shopping mall, making it a convenient spot for all travelers.

      RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto $71
      RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

      RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

      1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
         
        4.0 out of 5.0

        Guests of Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto can walk 7 minutes to Kyoto Station or use the hotel's free shuttle service. Nearby attractions include Kyoto Tower, Nishihonganji Temple, and Kyoto Aquarium.

        Sakura Terrace The Gallery $90
        Sakura Terrace The Gallery

        Sakura Terrace The Gallery

        39 Higashikujo Kamitonoda cho, Minami ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
           
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Situated in Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto TERRSA and Kyoto Tower. Kyoto Aquarium and Toji Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Kujo Station is 6 minutes by foot and Kyoto Station is 8 minutes.

          Hotel Keihan Kyoto GRANDE $60
          Hotel Keihan Kyoto GRANDE

          Hotel Keihan Kyoto GRANDE

          31 Higashikujyo-nishisannou-cho, Minami, Kyoto, Kyoto
             
            3.5 out of 5.0

            Situated in Kyoto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto TERRSA, Kyoto Tower, and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kyoto Aquarium and Toji Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Kujo Station is 8 minutes by foot and Kyoto Station is 10 minutes.

            Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto $51
            Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto

            Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto

            410-3 Shimomaruya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
               
              3.5 out of 5.0

              Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Honnoji Temple and Pontocho. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market are also within 10 minutes. Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station and Shiyakusho-mae Station are within a 5-minute walk.

              HOTEL KEIHAN KYOTO HACHIJOGUCHI $55
              HOTEL KEIHAN KYOTO HACHIJOGUCHI

              HOTEL KEIHAN KYOTO HACHIJOGUCHI

              5-1 Tokujo Nanzano-cho , Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
                 
                3.0 out of 5.0

                Situated in Kyoto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto TERRSA and Kyoto Tower. Toji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Kujo Station is only a 4-minute walk and Jujo Station is 12 minutes.

                Kyoto Tower Hotel $51
                Kyoto Tower Hotel

                Kyoto Tower Hotel

                721-1 Higashishiokoji Karasumadori, 7 Josagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
                   
                  3.5 out of 5.0

                  Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Kyoto Tower and Higashi Honganji Temple. Kyoto Aquarium and Toji Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Kyoto Station is 5 minutes by foot and Gojo Station is 13 minutes.

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