Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Kita Ward awaits your stay

Come and experience Kita Ward and its temples, monuments and culture. This city's gardens, mountain views and architecture draw many visitors. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Kita Ward

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Kita Ward has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nishimura House Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Funaoka Thermal Bath (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kyoto Studio Park (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Shigureden (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Kyoto Aquarium (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kita Ward

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Kita Ward is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hakuryuen Garden (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Omiyakotsu Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Haratanien (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Zuihoin Garden (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Funaokayama Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kita Ward

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 26.5 mi (42.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Kobe (UKB), which is 42.3 mi (68.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Kyoto Tojiin Station or Kyoto Kitano-Hakubaicho Station to see more of the city. Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Kitayama Station or Kitaoji Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kita Ward?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 80 holiday lettings around Kita Ward. From 58 houses to 18 flats & apartments, 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 Kita 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 Kita Ward:

  • Higashiyama Ward: 379 holiday homes
  • Kamigyo Ward: 190 holiday homes
  • Gion: 283 holiday homes
  • Sakyo Ward: 129 holiday homes
  • Nakagyo Ward: 469 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 Kita Ward? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kita Ward. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Toji-in Temple: 810 holiday lettings
  • Daitokuji Temple: 809 holiday lettings
  • Ichiyoin Temple: 808 holiday lettings
  • Nishimura House Garden: 808 holiday lettings
  • Koto-in Temple: 808 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kita Ward listed on 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 Kita Ward?

Yes, of course. offers 58 Houses in Kita Ward. Our other popular types of Kita Ward holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 67 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Kita Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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