Discover Uji

Uji has a vast array of ancient and religious temples worth visiting as well beautiful parks, local shopping streets and even a water park for you to cool off in. 

Things to see and do

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Getting around in Uji

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

Getting to Uji

How long to stay in Uji

We recommend staying here for about one day. 
 

Hotels in Uji

Flights to Uji

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Day trips from Uji

Just a little outside Kyoto city, you will find Oyamazaki. Often overlooked because of its proximity to Kyoto, it offers several interesting sights and museums. 
 

Travel time:

Distance, km: 11.89

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For centuries the seat of the imperial court, Kyoto is the cultural capital, which means there are no lack of things you can do. With dozens of sights and monuments to ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 13.50

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Lake Biwa has something for everyone: swimming, kayaking, sailing, wind surfing or enjoying a boat cruise on the lake.  Visit the local shrines, temples and museums or go for a ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 21.02

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Less then an hour from Kyoto, you will find the historical city of Nara. When you arrive at the station you will almost immediately be greeted by the many deer ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 23.06

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Most attractions in Ikoma center around Mount Ikoma. Start your journey by taking the cable-car up the mountain or opt to hike up. In the latter case, make sure to ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 24.15

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Kurama is famous for its temples, hot springs and abundance of nature. Some of the most impressive historical temples in all of Japan can be seen here. 

Travel time:

Distance, km: 25.68

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Ohara is just a little bit outside of Kyoto center, but offers several  impressive temples in a much more natural and serene setting.

Travel time:

Distance, km: 25.87

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Minoo is a city just north of Osaka which boasts one of the oldest parks in Japan. Minoo Park contains walking trails, temples and the famous Minoo Falls waterfall.  Along ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 31.04

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For everyone interested in learning more about ninja's, Iga is the place to go. Home to the Iga-ryu ninja tradition, one of the two most well known ninja traditions in ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 31.85

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Osaka is one of the biggest metropolises in the world and the second largest city in Japan. A perfect place to do some quality shopping as eery street has something ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 37.30

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