Area Attractions

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.

RIRAKU Spa and Fitness provides true wellness and relaxation in the heart of Kyoto. Spa treatments, based on both Eastern and Western traditions, are results-oriented and sensually pampering, incorporating Shiatsu, acupuncture, moxibustion and aromatherapy.
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Hyatt Regency Kyoto

644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Higashiyama-ku
Kyoto, Japan, 605-0941

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Special Event

kolmikko christmas 2019 for charity

Hyatt Regency Kyoto will be supporting the charity kolmikko again this year through the sale of their quaint knitted dolls until 25 December. The proceeds of sales go to those affected by the recent naturl disasters in Japan.

Hyatt's Global Day of Gratitude on December 11

Visit hyatt.com/gratitude to send a Gratitude Gram to anyone in the world for whom you are most grateful. For each Gratitude Gram sent, the Hyatt Hotels Foundation will donate $1 USD (up to $100,000) to its RiseHY nonprofit partners.

Hotel Activities

Maiko

Maiko Dance Performance and Greeting

Each day at 6:15 PM, a Maiko (an apprentice geisha) will perform a traditional dance at Hyatt Regency Kyoto. After the performance, the Maiko will visit the restaurants to greet guests until 8:00 PM. Enjoy chatting and having a photoshoot with the charming Maiko. *We have prepared this exclusive service for hotel guests.

Enjoy Happy Hour at Touzan Bar

Touzan Bar has its Happy Hour from 5:00pm to 7:00pm and 9:00pm to 11:00pm. This is when you can enjoy a wide variety of wines, beers and spirits at a 50% discount. Enjoy and relax your time in a sophisticated atmosphere.

Arranged Rickshaw Service

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.

Fitness Class

Enjoy the range of our relaxing fitness classes (Yoga / Stretch Pole / Stretch) at our RIRAKU Spa and Fitness to bring balance back into your life.

Bike Rental

Let's explore Kyoto by riding a bicycle! We offer a bike rental service for staying guests. For details and pricing, please contact our concierge.

DVD Library

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.

Attractions

Sanjusangendo Temple

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.

Chishakuin Temple

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.

Tofukuji Temple

One of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or "five great Zen temples of Kyoto". The grounds contain 24 sub-temples and gardens and its main gate is the oldest sanmon in Japan.

Family Fun

Kyoto Aquarium

This is a facility where people can learn about and interact with water resources and aquatic life while having fun, offering more than just the traditional aquarium experience.

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.

Kyoto Railway Museum

The museum is located near Kyoto station and in Umekoji Park. You will see old-style steam locomotives. Also, children can ride on a mini-locomotive in the park.

Shopping

Nishiki Market

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

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.

Shinmonzen and Furumonzen

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.

Teramachi Art District

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.