Kumiyama is a great place to base yourself in Kyoto as some of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Byodo-in Temple and Uji Bridge are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. Two other interesting attractions that are nearby Kumiyama are Fushimi Castle and the Katsura Imperial Villa.
To really get a feel for Kyoto, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. There are plenty of excellent places where you can spend a few hours such as Costume Museum. Book tickets for a few of the exciting live performances at Gion Corner.
Looking for ways to amuse the kids? Everyone will be thoroughly entertained at the various child-friendly destinations nearby. Enjoy learning about all kinds of fascinating creatures at Kyoto Aquarium.
Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Escape the rat race for a while and enjoy the sounds of children playing in public parks such as Maruyama Park and Shoseien Garden.
Visitors to Kyoto will not want to miss out on Kiyomizu Temple, the Fushimi Inari Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. History lovers will enjoy Nijo Castle.
Sports fans vacationing in Kumiyama should get tickets for nearby Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium to see the Kyoto Sanga FC taking on visiting rivals. On match days follow the sea of purple and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
Finding somewhere suitable to rest your head close to Kumiyama is simple. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, the Hotel Keihan Kyoto, and the Hotel Granvia Kyoto.