Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Fushimi

Come and experience Fushimi and its temples, monuments and architecture. This cosmopolitan city allures visitors with its shopping and gardens. Kiyomizu Temple and Nijo Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Fushimi

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Fushimi a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kyoto Aquarium (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Nishiyama Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Yoshiminedera Temple (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Kyoto Studio Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Funaoka Thermal Bath (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Fushimi

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Fushimi is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nara Park (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Manpuku-ji (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Sesshuji Temple (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Byodoin Temple (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Shoseien Garden (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Umekoji Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Fushimi

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 21.4 mi (34.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Kobe (UKB), which is 37.2 mi (59.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kyoto Momoyama Station, Kyoto Kintetsu-Tambabashi Station and Kyoto Tambabashi Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Fushimi by catching a ride on the metro at Ishida Station, Takeda Station or Kuinabashi Station.