By Saki Iwata, a Kyoto local and university student who returned to Japan after living abroad for a few years to re-immerse in her own culture.
Edited by Elodi Troskie
Finding the right accommodation is a big part of planning a trip. Deciding where to stay in Kyoto is really dependant on what you’re hoping to get out of your time in the city. Whether you’re here for the nightlife and street food, temples and sightseeing, or you’re just looking for a quiet place where you can kick back and relax, this neighbourhood guide will tell you all you need to know about the best areas to stay in Kyoto!