Travelers are voting Yasu River, Kamo River and Yodo River as the best of 4 rivers near Kyoto. There are 4 rivers near Kyoto a city just 41 km from Kyoto and 4 rivers near Kyoto Area which is 41 km distant. The most popular of these are Yasu River near Kyoto and Kamo River in Kyoto Area. You can find 53 River in the country of Japan and Shimanto River is our members favorite River in all of Japan. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Kyoto.