Destination guide

The scenic city of Sakyo Ward awaits you

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in Sakyo Ward

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

  • 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

Travellers appreciate the beautiful gardens and magnificent 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Sakyo Ward

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

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Sakyo Ward?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday lettings around Sakyo Ward. From 32 Houses to 9 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sakyo Ward?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sakyo Ward:

  • Gion: 80 holiday homes
  • Horiikecho: 23 holiday homes
  • Higashiyama Ward: 133 holiday homes
  • Minami Ward: 102 holiday homes
  • Kamigyo Ward: 67 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sakyo Ward?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sakyo Ward. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kyoto Yase-Hieizanguchi Station: 316 holiday lettings
  • Sekizan Zen-in Temple: 312 holiday lettings
  • Ichijoji Sagarimatsu: 313 holiday lettings
  • Reikan-ji Temple: 315 holiday lettings
  • Kyoto University: 314 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sakyo Ward?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 32 Houses in Sakyo Ward. Our other popular types of Sakyo Ward holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Sakyo Ward?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 43 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Sakyo Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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