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Lovely area

I found this place to be very relaxing and managed to spend half a day here without doing anything... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Pinheadplanet
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London, United Kingdom
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HIddne Gem!

Wow, I was surprised there is no English review yet. Maybe because of its difficult accessibility... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2015
motosuzuki753
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Kyoto, Japan
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Apr 9, 2018
“Lovely area”
Oct 10, 2017
“Hirosawa Pond is maybe not the most interesting spot in Japan”
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Sagahirosawacho, Ukyo-ku, Ukyo, Kyoto 616-8301, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I found this place to be very relaxing and managed to spend half a day here without doing anything particular. I don't think you can manage to walk all the way around but that's ok. I sat and watched the herons hunting for fish and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Hirosawa pond has its history, being mentioned already in Heian Jidai, 1000 years ago, however it is not very impressive today. I think it is probably a very nostalgic site for Japanese people, but for foreigners, there are many more interesting places in Kyoto.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2015

Wow, I was surprised there is no English review yet. Maybe because of its difficult accessibility except on bile. This 1000 year old reservoir and now fish farming huge pond surrounded with rice paddies is really worth visiting in a no-wire natural setting. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2015
6  Thank motosuzuki753
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