Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Ukyo Ward awaits your stay

Come and experience Ukyo Ward and its temples, monuments and culture. This walkable city is known for its gardens, forests and riverfront. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ukyo Ward

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ukyo Ward a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nishimura House Garden (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Funaoka Thermal Bath (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Shigureden (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Kyoto Studio Park (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Kameoka Sports Ground (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ukyo Ward

Travelers love Ukyo Ward for its picturesque gardens and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ukyo Ward is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Atago (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Hakuryuen Garden (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Haratanien (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Omiyakotsu Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Zuihoin Garden (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Funaokayama Park (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Ukyo Ward

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 27.8 mi (44.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Kobe (UKB), which is 43.2 mi (69.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kyoto Utano Station, Kyoto Omuro-Ninnaji Station and Kyoto Ryoanji Station are the main stations that serve the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Uzumasa Tenjingawa Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Ukyo Ward?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 115 holiday lettings near Ukyo Ward. From 64 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ukyo Ward is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ukyo 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 Ukyo Ward:

  • Nakagyo Ward: 464 holiday homes
  • Yodogawa Ward: 101 holiday homes
  • Minami Ward: 230 holiday homes
  • Joto: 102 holiday homes
  • Higashiyama Ward: 370 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 Ukyo Ward? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ukyo Ward. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Aeon Mall Kyoto: 790 holiday lettings
  • Umenomiya Shrine: 803 holiday lettings
  • Genkoji Temple: 787 holiday lettings
  • Taizo-in Garden: 608 holiday lettings
  • Torin-in Temple: 803 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ukyo 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 Ukyo Ward?

Yes, of course. offers 64 Houses in Ukyo Ward. Our other popular types of Ukyo Ward holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 32 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 99 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ukyo Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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