At Hyatt Regency Kyoto you will discover beauty, tranquility and the true juxtaposition of modern and traditional Japan. Nestled in Higashiyama, Hyatt Regency Kyoto offers the chance to relax, unwind, and take in this magical city. With 16 UNESCO World Heritage sites located in Kyoto, guests can marvel at the beauty of these centuries-old temples and shrines and receive first-hand insight into this wondrous culture.
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Ranging from the classic sights to the true insider spots not mentioned in guidebooks. Knowledgeable guides will introduce you to the town and its charms. For reservations, please contact our concierge.
At Hyatt Regency Kyoto we offer a DVD library of new releases as well as classics for all our guests. This service is complimentary and is limited to borrowing one DVD at a time. Movies are in English, however, some Japanese films do not have English subtitles. Movies for children are also available.
Located next to the hotel in the Higashiyama district. The temple contains one thousand life-size statues of the Thousand-Armed Kannon which stand on both the right and left sides of the main statue in 10 rows and 50 columns.
This temple belongs to the Chisan Shingon sect and offers a morning ceremony where one can experience a unique Buddhist practice in the tranquility of Higashiyama. It starts at first light so is perfect for early risers.
Saga Arashiyama Museum of Arts and Culture (ex. Shigureden)
You can learn Japanese culture and Japanese poems called "Ogura Anthology", in a new way (They use Nintendo DS to experience the Ogura Anthology cards). This museum offers a hands-on experience of Ogura Anthology.
Located in the center of the city, this market has more than a hundred specialty shops featuring fresh produce, in a 400 m long narrow street. The street is always busy with customers shopping for the local fresh produce including fish, quality vegetables, Tofu and home-style dishes.
Kyoto Handicraft Center exhibits and sells a selection of beautifully designed traditional crafts by local artisans. It offers a wide range of products including jewelry, scarves, pottery, fans, baskets, lacquerware, textiles, etc.
The city main antique district is centered around Shinomonzen and Furumonzen two streets running parallel to each other. Located adjacent to Gion you will find a vast array of Japanese antiques ranging from Buddhist art, woodblock prints, pottery as well as oriental art.
Located north of Shijo Street extending until Marutamachi you will find an eclectic collection of stores related to the arts. Offering different styles of Japanese art such as Japanese paper, Incense, tea, metalwork & crafts this area also includes European antiques and oriental art.