Discover Ohara

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and venture to Ohara, a peaceful area just outside of Kyoto's center. This serene location offers several impressive temples set amid natural beauty, providing a tranquil retreat for visitors seeking a spiritual experience. Immerse yourself in the serenity of Ohara's enchanting surroundings and explore the remarkable history of this captivating destination.

Things to see and do


Getting around in Ohara

The easiest way around Ohara is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. 

Getting to Ohara

Rail Passes:

  • Kyoto Sightseeing Card 2-Day Pass
    • Coverage:
      • all subway lines in Kyoto City
      • also covers subway stations in Takao and Ohara
    • Duration: 2 days
    • Price: 1700 Yen
    • Where to buy: subway stations in Kyoto City

Rental Cars:

How long to stay in Ohara

We recommend staying here for about half a day.

Hotels in Ohara

Flights to Ohara

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Day trips from Ohara

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