Kyoto, Japan's capital until it was moved to Tokyo in 1868, is considered by many to be Japan's most beautiful city. Only Rome lays claim to more designated Unesco World Heritage Sites than this city nestled amongst the mountains of Western Honshu.
From the Kyoto Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Kyoto
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Very good place, excellent staff, very welcoming Just a little noisy at night because no big walls. I recomand it. ... more
We've planned our trip at the last minute but we were absolutely lucky to find this nice guesthouse! This brand new guesthouse is located in Higashiyama district. Kiyomizu-dera temple or Gion district are just walking distance (ca. 10 min. on foot). ... more
The staff at this hostel are great! Very friendly and good at English, they try their best to make you feel at home. We stayed in the mixed dorm - the privacy curtain offers much more privacy than other dorms, and the large lockers they provided were a rare luxury in Japan. ... more
The 3rd day we headed to Tokyo-Eki to catch the Shinkansen to Kyoto. The lightning-fast train made the trip in just a few hours. We had a hard time finding our guesthouse at first. I ended up stopping a random man on a bike to ask him if he’d heard of the address before. He then guided us around for about ...
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