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388 Yasakakamimachi, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0827, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good land make to set you in the middle of a nice boutique shopping area. Out of Kiyomizu it's down hill and when reaching there you can walk into Gion

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warner L
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is also known as the Yasaka Pagoda which is the Icon of Kyoto. Many, be it local or tourists esp girls, came to this place to take photo in their Kimono with this pagoda. In the day, this place is full of visitors. At...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aaong86
Reviewed October 3, 2018

As you stroll down from Kiyozumi-dera area, you will very likely pass by this tower, You can"t enter the ground but you can admire its beauty from outside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joseatstheworld
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Very old wooden Pagoda sitting on a Hill top. Surrounded by many temples, Parks, memorial stuppas’ and small shops with ancient housing. Interesting to stroll around and enjoy the little shops selling souveniers, cute items and memorabilia. Quite a quaint location, very steep in culture...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank WilliamC5851
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Beautiful and very old wooden pagoda dominating the skyline of the Gion quarter , assesable through the many small winding streets , and old homes of the ancient area. not as colourful as many pagodas, but some very nice sculptures and architectural work amongst its...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mickknap
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Hilly and crowded area of Gion with old homes and shops. Many, many tourists. We drove up to the Pagoda to grab a view of this beautiful wooded structure. We were traveling by car and with a member who couldn't manage to walk the hills....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wxgirl2013
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We left as the sun set to walk throught the old quarter near the pagoda. The streets were quiet, empty and still. The full moon and the pale street lamps lit our way. The pagoda sits in the old quarter hidden as you walk through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Svend H
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful Pagoda in the middle of a very old part of town. Great for pictures and just a little climb up the hill. Nice older homes and shops surround this piece of history so theirs much you can do here. Climb up the mountain...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Perry H
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

It’s not to much of a climb up to this Pagoda and with lots to see close by , worth the effort. It was very interesting looking at how the joints fit together. The strength of this type of design and its ability to withstand...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed December 17, 2017

One of my favourite spots in Kyoto is the old preserved streets in the Higashiyama district. The street of Sannen-zaka leads up to the Hokanjio Temple with its Yasaka-no-To Pagoda that rises up in the horizon. Came here early in the morning and had a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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