Onsen Kyoto: Your Guide to the Best Hot Springs in Japan's Ancient Capital

  • Published on : 19/02/2024
  • by : Japan Experience

Kyoto is renowned for its temples, gardens and traditional culture, but it also offers a relaxing onsen experience. Onsens are natural hot spring baths, an essential part of Japanese culture and a must-try for visitors. While Kyoto has fewer onsen options than some parts of Japan, there are excellent choices in and near the city.

Our houses in Kyoto

Demachiyanagi, Kyoto

  • 51m²
  • 3 travelers
  • WIFI

Demachiyanagi, Kyoto

  • 51m²
  • 3 travelers
  • WIFI

Gion, Kyoto

  • 31m²
  • 3 travelers
  • WIFI

Gion, Kyoto

  • 31m²
  • 3 travelers
  • WIFI

Gion, Kyoto

  • 20m²
  • 2 travelers
  • WIFI

Nijo Castle, Kyoto

  • 51m²
  • 4 travelers
  • WIFI
Discover our Houses in Kyoto (30)

Our activities in Kyoto

  • Duration : 3 hour
  • Location : Kyoto
  • Duration : 1 hour
  • Location : Kyoto
  • Duration : 8 hour
  • Location : Kyoto
  • Duration : 4 hour
  • Location : Kyoto
  • Duration : 1 hour
  • Location : Kyoto
  • Duration : 45 minute
  • Location : Kyoto
Discover all our activities in Kyoto (169)

Our tours in Kyoto

  • Duration : 13 days
  • Locations : Tokyo, Hakone Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima, Miyajima
  • Duration : 14 days
  • Locations : Tokyo, Hakone Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Koyasan, Osaka
  • Duration : 12 days
  • Locations : Tokyo, Mt Fuji (Kawaguchiko), Osaka, Himeji, Kyoto, Nara
  • Duration : 12 days
  • Locations : Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Kawaguchiko, Tokyo
  • Duration : 21 days
  • Locations : Tokyo, Hakone Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Koyasan, Osaka, Kobe, Takachiho, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Miyajima
See all our other Tours (5)

Latest Articles

Tenzan No Yu

Tenzan No Yu Onsen

To the west of Kyoto, very close to Arashiyama, the Tenzan No Yu onsen offers a wide choice of baths and hot springs.

Bain de l'hôtel Kashoen Hanare Fuka

5 accommodations in Kyoto and its surroundings with private baths

The dilemma often arises during a trip to Japan: how to enjoy the Onsen without exposing yourself naked in front of strangers and enjoying these moments of relaxation with your party in private?

Sakura-yu sento, Kyoto.

Sakura-yu Public Bath Kyoto

Sakura-yu Public Bath Kyoto: Now nearly 100 years old, Sakura-yu public bath in downtown Kyoto, is a trip back in time.

See All (7)