Your Kyoto Travel Guide

Make the most of your trip to Kyoto with our comprehensive Kyoto itineraries and rundown of essential attractions in each of Kyoto’s fascinating districts

Kyoto Itineraries

Kyoto Itineraries
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1-day, 2-day, 3-day, 4-day and 5-day itineraries to explore Kyoto, all worked out for you to make the most of the city. Read More

Kyoto Districts

Kyoto Districts
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Explore Kyoto’s famous temples, stunning mountain views, secret alleyways and zen gardens with our easy to follow guides. Read More

Kyoto Ryokan

Kyoto Ryokan
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Ryokan are traditional Japanese inns and a quintessential Kyoto experience. Read More

Kyoto Hotels

Kyoto Hotels
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Kyoto has a wide variety of accommodation – stay in a hotel, guesthouse or apartment. Read More

Kyoto Places To Eat

Kyoto Places To Eat
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Kyoto has a huge mix of places to eat, from haute cuisine to hole-in-the-wall dumplings. Read More

First Time In Kyoto

First Time In Kyoto
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First visit to Kyoto? Here’s everything you need to know on one page. Read More

Kyoto Events

Kyoto Events
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See the full rundown of fascinating events happening this month in Kyoto. Read More

Kyoto Photo

Kyoto Photo
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Every week we showcase a beautiful Kyoto photo. Read More

How To Get To Kyoto

How To Get To Kyoto
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All your options for getting to Kyoto, covering flights and train services. Read More

Japanese SIM Cards

Japanese SIM Cards
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Buy a Japanese SIM card for your smartphone or tablet: it’s easy if you know how. Read More

Inside Kyoto Blog

Kyoto Blog
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Updates on new events in Kyoto and personal reflections on the city. Read More

Getting Around Kyoto

Japanese SIM Cards
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Make the most of Kyoto’s excellent bus system, taxis and trains. Read More

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