Yawata is a popular place to visit in Kyoto as some of the city’s main attractions are nearby. Among the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Byodo-in Temple and the incredible Uji Bridge. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Yawata are Fushimi Castle and Hirakatapark.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. There are plenty of excellent places visitors can pay a visit to for a couple of hours such as Costume Museum.
For those looking to spend quality time with the kids, head to the various child-friendly attractions. Enjoy a unique wildlife experience at Kyoto Aquarium.
Get active out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, read a book, or just soak up the sunshine at Shoseien Garden.
Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium is the perfect place to hang out with lovers of soccer, and to see local legends, the Kyoto Sanga FC, in all their glory. To look like a local, don’t forget to pack some purple and white, the colors of the Kyoto Sanga FC.
When it’s time to wind down after checking out the many charms of Yawata, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Hotel Keihan Kyoto, the Hotel Granvia Kyoto, or the Kyoto Tokyu Hotel.