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Daimonjiyama

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Address: Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001, Kyoto Prefecture

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A great place to get away from the tourist hordes

After the silver pavilion letdown we did this walk with 11 year old and teenagers, it was a great way to burn off some energy, and allowed us to sit and eat outside together with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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Jindabyne, Australia
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Jindabyne, Australia
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162 reviews 162 reviews
28 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

After the silver pavilion letdown we did this walk with 11 year old and teenagers, it was a great way to burn off some energy, and allowed us to sit and eat outside together with a picnic lunch- not something easily achieved in most of Japan.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

You won't be alone, but the views are worth it. The access is very easy, straight up (veer into the small streets to the right) from Ginkaku-ji. This is also my favourite running route in Kyoto!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

Its a beautiful walk with a great view at the end. There is a maze of trails hard to interpret at times as all signs are in Japanese but there are plenty of locals to help out if you stick to the main trails. I took a route up from Ginkakuji described in the last review then followed a trail... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

Only about 1 from 1000 visitors to Kyoto climb Daimonji, yet it's only a 25 minute hike to the viewpoint and another 20 minutes to the peak of this sacred mountain. If you're visiting Ginkakuji, the trail is very near. Leave Ginkakuji, turn right, and right again. Follow the narrow road up towards the hillside. You'll find it splits. Take... More 

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