Best Summer Destinations In Kyoto-shi

Here're best Summer Destinations in Kyoto-shi. We released a ranking of reviews about Summer Destinations posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Kyoto-shi.

Review Ranking

1

Keage Incline

12 Review

Address:Nanzenji Fukuchi-cho Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:3 min walk from Keage Station. By car or taxi, 20 min from Kyoto Station.

Top Review:Keage Incline In Summer

Keage Incline has beautiful lush greens in summer. Also, you can see the wonderful scenery every season such as autumn colored leaves and cherry blossoms in spring. For the retro atmosphere, Japanese traditional outfits Kimono and Yukata are excellent with the scenery.

2

Address:23 Yamadakitano-cho Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 55 min from Kyoto Station (C6 Bus Stop) to Kokedera, then 3 min walk. 12 min walk from Hankyu Kamikatsura Station. 25 min by car from Kyoto Station. Free parking area is available.

Tel:075-381-3417

Hours:9:00-16:30

Top Review:Greenery Of 600 Years History And 'Bamboo Temple' Jizo-in.

Jizo-in at Matsuo in Kyoto is called 'bamboo temple' and the precinct is tinged with green from now till summer. And a Japanese style Karesansui flat garden is worth seeing, which is a registered scenic spot in Kyoto.

3

Address:931 Bakuro-cho Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:30 min by bus from Kyoto Station. 5 min walk from Hakubai-cho Station. 25 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station. Free parking area is available.

Tel:075-461-0005

Hours:5:00-18:00

Top Review:Best Season Has Just Started! Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine's Green Japanese Maple

Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine 'Momiji Garden' is well known as a beautiful place of scarlet maple leaves. There're about 350 trees of around 400 years old and the new green sceneries make people feel quiet and refreshed in May.

4

Address:180 Kibune-cho Kurama Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min from Kifune-guchi Station of Eizan Train to 'Kifune', then walk 5 min.

Top Review:The Shrine Steps Enveloped In Fresh Greens

Kifune Shrine changes its appearance in each season. From spring to summer, you can see the lively scenery of fresh green.

5

Address:50 Uzumasa Morigahigashi-cho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Top Review:Dipping Rite Begun Here! Mitarashi Festival Praying For A Perfect State Of Health

As for Mitarashi Festival, Shimogamo Shrine is well known, but Konoshima Shrine is older and the origin of it. Mototadasu Pond, usually dried up, is filled with ground water, and people pray for a perfect state of health by dipping their feet in it. Feel nice in the cool water!◎It's held on only one day of the Midsummer Day of the Ox. It's get crowded with people and street stalls. It's a small festival, but it's loved and held by the local people.

6

Address:Gion-machi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Top Review:An Eve Of Gion Festival, One Of The Three Biggest Festivals In Japan

Kyoto's summer event 'Gion Matsuri' and its eve would come most alive. Lightened floats and lanterns, and the fantastic sounds make the festival more alive.◎On the eve 7/15-16, 18:00-23:00, some streets become pedestrian precinct and you can look closer. Many stalls open to make the festival alive.

7

Address:32 Sagatoriimotokozaka-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:20 min walk from Arashiyama Station. By bus, 50 min from Shijokawaramachi to Saga Elementary School, then 17 min walk. By car, 35 min from Kyoto Minami (South) IC, and parking area is available.

Tel:075-861-3574

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:A Fantastic Green World Of Moss Carpet

Giou-ji Temple located in Arashiyama, Kyoto is famous for the beautiful moss. It looks more beautiful after the rain and during the rainy season. Not only the moss, you can see the green world of maple leaves and bamboo grove covering the whole temple.◎20 min walk from Saga Arashiyama Station, or Kyofuku Arashiyama Station. Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 (entry 16:30). Admission fees: adult 300 yen, child 100 yen.

8

Address:205 Kuta Miyano-cho Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Tel:075-748-2034

Top Review:Purple Carpet! Rare Kind Of Purple Chrysanthemum Named 'Kitayama Yuzen Giku' Blooming Proudly In The Country

At Kuta area, deep in the mountain in Kyoto City, this purple chrysanthemum blooms in the middle of summer. People take care of this flower nicknamed 'Kitayama Yuzen Giku'. Now it became the popular summer scene of Kuta and the wonderful flower field entertains the people visit here.

9

Address:17 Adashino-cho Saga-toriimoto Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 40 min from Kyoto Station to Toriimoto, then 5 min walk. By car, 10 min from Arashiyama Station.

Top Review:Kyoto Bamboo Grove You Can Have Enough Time To Take Pictures Without The Crowd

I could take pictures of Japanese traditional outfits kimono and bamboo grove without the crowd. Here's the best place in Arashiyama, to take pictures with beautiful bamboo grove. ◎You will need to walk for a long distance from all stations, Araden, Hankyu and JR, so it's better to use taxi.

10

Address:5 Omuro Okanosuso-cho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:2 min walk from Omuro-Nin'naji Station. 25 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station.

Top Review:A Mansion Opened Only During Summer

Omuro Traditional House is opened only during summer. The table glitters so much as to reflect the fresh greens of the garden. And, you can see the another beautiful scenery on the table at a cafe room.◎From July 7th to September 30th in 2018. Closed from August 14th to 16th. Hours: 11:00-16:30 (final entry 16:00)

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Keage

Keage Incline

12 Review

Address:Nanzenji Fukuchi-cho Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:3 min walk from Keage Station. By car or taxi, 20 min from Kyoto Station.

Top Review:Keage Incline In Summer

Keage Incline has beautiful lush greens in summer. Also, you can see the wonderful scenery every season such as autumn colored leaves and cherry blossoms in spring. For the retro atmosphere, Japanese traditional outfits Kimono and Yukata are excellent with the scenery.

Gionshijo・Kawaramachi Station

Address:Gion-machi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Top Review:An Eve Of Gion Festival, One Of The Three Biggest Festivals In Japan

Kyoto's summer event 'Gion Matsuri' and its eve would come most alive. Lightened floats and lanterns, and the fantastic sounds make the festival more alive.◎On the eve 7/15-16, 18:00-23:00, some streets become pedestrian precinct and you can look closer. Many stalls open to make the festival alive.

Kitanohakubaicho

Address:931 Bakuro-cho Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:30 min by bus from Kyoto Station. 5 min walk from Hakubai-cho Station. 25 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station. Free parking area is available.

Tel:075-461-0005

Hours:5:00-18:00

Top Review:Best Season Has Just Started! Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine's Green Japanese Maple

Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine 'Momiji Garden' is well known as a beautiful place of scarlet maple leaves. There're about 350 trees of around 400 years old and the new green sceneries make people feel quiet and refreshed in May.

Kifuneguchi

Address:180 Kibune-cho Kurama Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min from Kifune-guchi Station of Eizan Train to 'Kifune', then walk 5 min.

Top Review:The Shrine Steps Enveloped In Fresh Greens

Kifune Shrine changes its appearance in each season. From spring to summer, you can see the lively scenery of fresh green.

Kaikonoyashiro

Address:50 Uzumasa Morigahigashi-cho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Top Review:Dipping Rite Begun Here! Mitarashi Festival Praying For A Perfect State Of Health

As for Mitarashi Festival, Shimogamo Shrine is well known, but Konoshima Shrine is older and the origin of it. Mototadasu Pond, usually dried up, is filled with ground water, and people pray for a perfect state of health by dipping their feet in it. Feel nice in the cool water!◎It's held on only one day of the Midsummer Day of the Ox. It's get crowded with people and street stalls. It's a small festival, but it's loved and held by the local people.

Kamikatsura

Address:23 Yamadakitano-cho Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 55 min from Kyoto Station (C6 Bus Stop) to Kokedera, then 3 min walk. 12 min walk from Hankyu Kamikatsura Station. 25 min by car from Kyoto Station. Free parking area is available.

Tel:075-381-3417

Hours:9:00-16:30

Top Review:Greenery Of 600 Years History And 'Bamboo Temple' Jizo-in.

Jizo-in at Matsuo in Kyoto is called 'bamboo temple' and the precinct is tinged with green from now till summer. And a Japanese style Karesansui flat garden is worth seeing, which is a registered scenic spot in Kyoto.

Kurama

Address:205 Kuta Miyano-cho Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Tel:075-748-2034

Top Review:Purple Carpet! Rare Kind Of Purple Chrysanthemum Named 'Kitayama Yuzen Giku' Blooming Proudly In The Country

At Kuta area, deep in the mountain in Kyoto City, this purple chrysanthemum blooms in the middle of summer. People take care of this flower nicknamed 'Kitayama Yuzen Giku'. Now it became the popular summer scene of Kuta and the wonderful flower field entertains the people visit here.

Omuroninnaji

Address:5 Omuro Okanosuso-cho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:2 min walk from Omuro-Nin'naji Station. 25 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station.

Top Review:A Mansion Opened Only During Summer

Omuro Traditional House is opened only during summer. The table glitters so much as to reflect the fresh greens of the garden. And, you can see the another beautiful scenery on the table at a cafe room.◎From July 7th to September 30th in 2018. Closed from August 14th to 16th. Hours: 11:00-16:30 (final entry 16:00)

Arashiyama

Address:17 Adashino-cho Saga-toriimoto Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 40 min from Kyoto Station to Toriimoto, then 5 min walk. By car, 10 min from Arashiyama Station.

Top Review:Kyoto Bamboo Grove You Can Have Enough Time To Take Pictures Without The Crowd

I could take pictures of Japanese traditional outfits kimono and bamboo grove without the crowd. Here's the best place in Arashiyama, to take pictures with beautiful bamboo grove. ◎You will need to walk for a long distance from all stations, Araden, Hankyu and JR, so it's better to use taxi.

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