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Sannenzaka Ninenzaka

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Address: Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 9088118560
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A Walk To Remember

never mind the walking! but there are more interesting sights to see while walking! a lot of kyoto feels!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Makati, Philippines
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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

never mind the walking! but there are more interesting sights to see while walking! a lot of kyoto feels!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely neighborhood we discovered on the way to Kiyomizu-dera, the Love Charms temple. We meet sparse crowds as we walked up to the temple early in the morning. Great to see the neighborhood wake up. Scenic and enjoyable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a fabulous time wandering through the shops here. All sorts of food, souvenirs. Prices were reasonable and the shop assisstants we encountered were all very friendly. Happily spent half a day here after visit to Kiyomizu-dera. The houses are old style Japnaese and very picturesque but it's hard to take a picture without hordes of tourists in the background!

Thank EatPlayShopTravel
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was definitely a highlight, loved it. Great shops and great overall atmosphere. A absolute must visit to get the vibe of Kyoto.

Thank Acandria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sannenzaka, Ninenzaka culminate at Kyomizu-dera Temple. If you want a feeling of the way things felt in ancient Japan, this is it. There is a classic pagoda on the way, although the view from a photographer's point is slighted by the crisscross of jumbled overhanging wires. Lots of little shops and eateries along the way.

Thank warren D
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must visit place for kyoto. A great place to walk, shop and eat. You can see old traditional old japanese house, temple, hello kitty cafe and a lot of nice food.

Thank ireneong1960
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These wonderful little streets, mostly devoted to foot traffic, wander down the hill from the Kiyomizu Temple, providing a fairly corporeal balance to the lovely spiritual feeling you get at the temple. Be prepared for stairs and lots of walking, plus crowds during tourist season and Japanese holidays. I was there at the equinox and it was close to being... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The streets have the old-world feel as you stroll through them, with touristy stores on both sides. There are still some interesting stalls, so would suggest to visit in the late afternoon when the sun is less hot.

Thank Alfred F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This is a lovely area that is not to be missed.It does get jam packed with people though so I would suggest to get there early in the morning right before everything opens.You will get great photos!

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is best for the old world street living experience in Koto. It's much more intimate, and you get the feel of the shops and restaurants, how people rubbed shoulders. It's quite communal.

Thank Rolfe H

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