A view of the Ine Funaya boathouses and fishing boats


Here are some destinations around hotels in Kyoto and Nara area which are perfect for enjoying Golden Week.

Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Kyotamba

Kyoto Tamba Park

Kuzureshimodai 110ー7 Sone, Kyotamba, Funai District, Kyoto   Open 9:00~17:00

There are various sports facilities such as tennis courts, athletics and putter golf, as well as an astronomical museum. This facility is highly recommended for families.

Shizushishonyudo Park

12-1 Okuzure, Shizushi, Kyotamba, Funai District, Kyoto  Open 9:00~17:00

The only limestone cave in Kyoto Prefecture. The cave is a natural cool spot with temperatures ranging from 12°C to 15°C all year round. You can also enjoy BBQ and rainbow trout fishing in the park.


Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Amanohashidate

Shishizakiinari Shrine

9 Shishizaki, Miyazu, Kyoto  Open 24hours

A shrine on a mountain with a beautiful contrast between the torii gates and the sea. If you climb further, there is an observatory where you can see Amanohashidate called "Sesshukan".

Ine Bay Sightseeing Boat

11 Hide, Ine, Yoza District, Kyoto  Open 9:00~16:00  

You can enjoy a 25-minute cruise on Ine Bay, which is lined with funaya houses. You can also give snacks to the seagulls on board.

Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Minamiyamashiro 

Lake Takayama Dam Park

Tsurugi-43 Tayama, Minamiyamashiro, Soraku District, Kyoto  Open 24hours / 365days

Takayama Dam was built in 1969 at the furthest downstream of the Nabari River. It merges with the Iga River flowing from the Ueno Basin to form the Kizu River, and then merges with the Uji and Katsura Rivers to form the Yodo River and travels to Osaka Bay.

Slow Life Café

95, Nishidori, Kasagi, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Open: 11:00~19:00 (close on Thur, Fri)

A hideaway restaurant located 10 minutes by car from the hotel. There is also a balcony overlooking the Kizu River, where you can chill out. Curry and pizza using vegetables grown by the owner are recommended, and sweets are also delicious.


Fairfield by Marriott Nara Tenri Yamanobenomichi

Forest Adventure Yamazoe

1680 Mikadani, Yamazoe, Yamabe District, Nara  Open Weekdays 10:00~17:00 Weekend: 9:00~17:00

There are two types of courses, the adventure course and the challenge course. Each has 7 ziplines, and the final 140m pair zipline allows 2 people at the same time.

Isonokami Jingu

384 Furucho, Tenri, Nara  Open 9:00~17:00

Isonokami Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the hills of Furu in Tenri.  It is one of the oldest extant Shinto shrines in Japan and has housed several significant artifacts.