|Name in Japanese:||東山区|
1.1 km from Gion-Shijō Station
1.1 km from Kiyomizu-Gojō Station
1.3 km from Kawaramachi Station
The Higashiyama (literally: “East Mountains”) district is one of the 11 official districts, or wards, in Kyoto and the most popular tourist destination within the city. A large number of famous temples, shrines and other UNESCO World Heritage areas are concentrated here, along with the famed Gion district.