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Address: Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001, Kyoto Prefecture

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Just Like Edo Period

This place is very well preserved. It looks very much faithful as how it looks like during its younger time. During daytime, it is flooded by tourist and can be very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This place is very well preserved. It looks very much faithful as how it looks like during its younger time. During daytime, it is flooded by tourist and can be very commercialised. My favourite time of this place is after dusk, when the shops have closed and the tourists have left. It is so quiet and you almost can imagine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

After exiting Kiyomizu temple, we walked along Higashiyama and took at left turn to a more quiet street with stairs, Sannenzaka Ninenzaka. As compared to Higashiyama where it was bustling with tourists as well as vendors selling edible snacks, this street was less busy with some specialty shops japan made bags/ pottery/ watches etc. Lots of steps, however, we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Crowded shopping street with some amazing (& bizarre) shops and restaurants. We went to a sushi restaurant somewhere in the maze of alleyways and was very impressed. Makes a change from temples and for threat I was very appreciative.

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Close to Kiyomizu-dera, so if you visit the temple, you should visit this place for sure, too. We totally loved it! All those small alleys, wooden and bamboo buildings, small restaurants, shops. Amazing atmosphere and views.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Overall, I'd have to say that this historic area was intriguing to see because of the old streets and buildings. But I had to give it a 3 because of how unbelievably crowded it was. It was a huge a tourist hotspot, which was to be expected but what really bothered me was how many of the shops were outrageously... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Shoindo Among more than a dozen china shops along the sloped alley connecting Kiyomizudera-temple and Kodaiji-temple, Shoindo, dating back to 1885 is definitely me favorite. It is not like other modern refined shops in the neighbor with a big welcome sign, so you might feel unsure of what to make of its a bit dusty dim store-front with china plates... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stumbled upon these streets quite by accident after we had visited a coffee shop that my wife wanted to visit and we were pleasantly surprised. Many shops line this charming maze of streets leading up to and past the Yasaka no To Pagoda and eventually to the Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It is really very crowded because a lot of tourist bus come and send them there. Many street vendors sell snacks or things. Never miss it as it has unique design and well preserved.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The main draw of this area are the shops and restaurants. I came during Sakura season and the entire area was invaded by people and bus tours. It was extremely difficult to find a restaurant that was not crowded. Meandering through the main thoroughfare uphill to kiyomizudera took over 45 minutes. With all that said, there are some interesting pottery... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

These streets have vendors selling goods and food from buildings that are of olden architecture and re-paired along the years. The main street goes from the bus parking lot up the hill to the Kiyomizu temple. There is a side street with lots of steps. You can see groups, mostly Asian foreigners, wearing traditional rental kimonos for women and men.... More 

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Address: Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto

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