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Address: Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ancient Japan Neighbourhood

Great area for shopping and enjoying old Japan...you might meet some Maiko on the way. It looks a bit touristy but it's so beautiful and full on interesting things to see...I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Leo B
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great area for shopping and enjoying old Japan...you might meet some Maiko on the way. It looks a bit touristy but it's so beautiful and full on interesting things to see...I would highly recommend.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You'll love it here if: - you have a thing for traditional Japanese architecture Reconsider if: - you're not visiting the main attraction, Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) Most traverse this path on their way to the infamous Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺); no wonder souvenir shops are aplenty, as are shops offering samplings of sweets and whatnot, to entice the weary traveler bored of the... More 

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Busan, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I think we actually walked only along Sannen-Zaka, not Ninen-Zaka. It's on the way from Yasaka Shrine to Kiyomizu-Dera. There are a number of great sights along the way. There are a lot of overpriced tourists shops, too, and throngs of people. It's all fun to look at, but we didn't really buy much. We really loved the traditional Japanese... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very pretty walk in the back streets of Gion up towards Kiyomizu Gera, however we went twice, very early in the morning which was peaceful and relaxing and mid morning which was hell. It was so so crowded you could not. Do anything but move forward. Go in the early morning you won't regret it !

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the massive crowd, it was still enjoyable browsing the shops with lots of Japanese sweets. You can wear a yukata or kimono and blend in the crowd, almost everyone was wearing one! Expect a slow walk though as the huge crowd makes it hard to go faster. Lots of photo opportunities and quaint buildings to see. Many shops offer... More 

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Thank Aeris S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there with my friends to explore the historical site of Japan. And we've chose this place as our first day tour~ the atmosphere was delight , great foods, delicious green tea cake <3 the traditional boutiques and houses are amazing and not to mention the view at night time ;)

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San Dimas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I mapped out a morning's worth of walking from temple to temple. I thought the shopping area would take 30 minutes, tops. To my surprise, it quickly became a favorite! Many tourists dressed in yukatas (casual, summer kimonos) which add to the festive nature. Many restaurants and shops to visit. Must do!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy and touristic street I would recommend also stopping by and eating at the Otukan restaurant to eat some interesting Kyoto Tofu

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are headed toward Maruyama Park and the Gion area after completing your visit to Kiyomizudera, this is a scenic route to take with lots of shops to browse in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Nice picturesque alleys we walked through after our Kiyumizu-dera visit. Many souvenir shops and small restaurants here, we found a great store with good umbrellas. Previous time when we were here I remember we got a nice hot pot of noodles warming us in cold December weather. Pretty lanes, traditional style houses and less crowded than Kiyomizu-zaka street. My ideal... More 

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