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Maruyama Park

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473 Maruyamacho, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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All reviews yasaka shrine cherry blossom viewing food stalls full bloom lit up at night stalls offering numerous food stone bridges blooming sakura girls dressed visit at night lovely place to visit every corner shijo dori taking pictures nice stroll sight to behold
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Reviewed yesterday

Come here for the blossoms and be surrounded by many having social parties around the prettiest time of the year. Not exactly sure what it would look like throughout the other seasons. Many a food stall (and safe to eat street food) along the way....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jemkh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This park has shrines on all sides. Plan ahead so you see rather all as they are significant. There are toilets and cafes in the area as well

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Darren S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there in early April, which is the best time to visit this park, because it’s most famous attraction is cherry blossoms. They were in full bloom when we were there, and indeed they were gorgeous. Many of the other visitors to the park...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a really beautiful surprise behind the shrine. Lots of food stalls and people in traditional dress.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lougdsl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park, especially at Sunset. Climb the stairs that are near by for an incredible view of Kyoto

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Netsirc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Adjoins onto Yasaka Shrine . During Blossom there's a festival atmosphere which runs late into evening . Good photo opportunities and plenty of food . Not to mention the night lit Blossom tree. Considering that this will also involve a visit to the beautiful Yasaka...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jimbosyourman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During the cherry blossom season avoid eating at the special platforms (Japanese style dining) under the cherry blossoms. Even though it looks magical - and it is, bear in mind that they charge you 500¥ per person per hour and the food is absolutely disgusting....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank E R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cherry blossoms had just arrived and the residents and tourists are out in numbers. But that didn't take away from the beauty of this park. If you walk a little further to the back, it's peaceful, calm and completely restores your sense of peace.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JohnSMah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I especially visited Maruyama Park to get a night illumination of the famed old weeping cherry tree. The park was very crowded with many locals and tourists enjoying hanami. I had booked my flight to Japan and accommodations based on the first published cherry blossom...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SJMar
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The park connects to a shrine near Gion, and I must say that the park has that calm and soothing ambience. We sat around and just watch people go, which is very relaxing. I visited the place in Summer and then in Spring. During summer,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Suli F
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