Time of year
We were wandering around the Kodaiji temple area without realising that we were close to the Ishibe Alley. It was fairly crowded on the Saturday but the good weather and colourful autumn leaves kept us in good spirit. The old houses appeared to be very well looked after. The…
Narrow street of gion. Full of old wooden houses, definitely beautiful and gives the feeling of time travel through the past.
I wanted to walk down this iconic street because I saw a lot of Tripadvisor ratings on this item. I found the lane after our trip to the Todaiji Temple and stopped at the head of the lane to read the posted notes on the walls. I was suprised to read that we were prohibited…
This lane is easy to miss but try to walk it, especially early in the quiet morning! It’s just a cool feeling of old Japan!
Just walking through the narrow street puts you in a place where technology seems lost. The wooden building corridor and small entrances to ryokan and shops takes out the distractions of the rest of the city. Take a short 3-5 minute stroll through here and admire just getting…