Travelers are voting Nijo Castle, Shōryūji Castle and Azuchi Castle as the best of 6 castles in Kyoto. There are 6 castles in Kyoto a city just 41 km from Kyoto and 6 castles in Kyoto Area which is 41 km distant. The most popular of these are Nijo Castle in Kyoto and Shōryūji Castle in Kyoto Area. You can find 137 Castle in the country of Japan and Osaka Castle is our members favorite Castle in all of Japan. Want more? Check out our map of castles in Kyoto.