What's Kamigyo Ward like?
In Kamigyo Ward, you can spend time visiting the temples, historical sites and gardens. Enjoy the neighbourhood's rich culture. Learn about local heritage at top landmarks such as Nijō Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi Street are a couple of popular sights that will definitely leave an impression.
Where are the best places to stay in Kamigyo Ward?
We have 242 accommodation options in the neighbourhood. Here are our travellers' top places to stay in Kamigyo Ward:
Hostel Sui Kyoto1-star hostel
- Free WiFi • Terrace
Kyoto Brighton HotelLuxury hotel with 4 restaurants and bar
- Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk
Higurashi-Sou2.5-star guesthouse with restaurant
- Free WiFi • Cafe • Terrace • Garden
Jisco Hotel Kyoto GoshonishiCity centre hotel
- Free WiFi • Garden
Kyoto Garden Palace3-star hotel with restaurant
- Free WiFi • Cafe • 24-hour front desk
How to get to Kamigyo Ward
Kamigyo Ward is located 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from the heart of Kyoto.
- Osaka (ITM-Itami), 23.7 mi (38.1 km) from Kamigyo Ward
Getting to Kamigyo Ward on the metro
Stations in the neighbourhood include:
- Imadegawa Station
- Kuramaguchi Station
Things to see and do in and around Kamigyo Ward
What to see in Kamigyo Ward
- Nijō Castle
- Kyoto Imperial Palace
- Nishiki Market
- Kyoto University
- Kiyomizu Temple