Kyoto Travel Guide

Kyoto City is considerably smaller in comparison to other major Japanese cities, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in rich history and culture. It served as the capital city of Japan for more than one thousand years and is famous today for its many temples, shrines, ryokans, and geisha districts.

Kyoto Festivals Festivals

Here we list some of Kyoto’s most unforgettable larger and smaller religious and cultural festivals and events which you can attend.

Kyoto Geisha Districts Geisha Districts

Kyoto City is the birthplace of geisha’s and here we will reveal the four districts of the city where you will find them.

Things to do in Kyoto Things to do

Check out our list of fun things to do while visiting Kyoto City – from hiking trails to visiting..

Hiking Trails

The city is surrounded on three sides by both short and extremely long mountainous hiking trails..

Cooking Classes

What better way to uncover the local culture through its food and what better way to do it..

The Kyoto Botanical Gardens. Kyoto Botanical Garden

Visit the largest and oldest Japanese botanical garden right here in beautiful Kyoto..

Where to stay

Looking for a place to stay while in Kyoto? Then check out these temple lodgings, ryokans, capsule hotels and love hotels.

Capsule hotels in Kyoto Capsule Hotels

Find a list of the most recommended capsule hotels you can stay at while in Kyoto.

Temple lodgings in Kyoto Temple Stays

Kyoto City is blessed with a number of Buddhist temples – many of which you can stay at.

Ryokans in Kyoto Ryokans

The first ryokans opened in Kyoto. Check out what the city has to offer.

Kyoto love hotels Love Hotels

Love hotels can oftentimes be tricky to find. We have listed the best ones here.