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Kiyomizu-Zaka Street

Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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“great street” (4 reviews)
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Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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"great street"
in 4 reviews
"street selling"
in 3 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 9 reviews
"japanese street"
in 3 reviews
"the nearest bus stop"
in 2 reviews
"green tea ice cream"
in 5 reviews
"japanese products"
in 2 reviews
"local sweets"
in 2 reviews
"numerous shops"
in 2 reviews
"traditional shops"
in 2 reviews
"famous temple"
in 2 reviews
"taking photos"
in 3 reviews
"great walk"
in 2 reviews
"temple complex"
in 2 reviews
"maruyama park"
in 2 reviews
"the main street"
in 2 reviews
"avoid the crowds"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

We walked to Kiyomizu-dera from the river and walked up the Kiyomizu-Zaka street. As you get closer to the temple this street becomes filled with many tourist and makes for quite a bustling street. There are souvenir shops along with stores selling Japanese treats. the...More

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

You're here. Take it all in, fight the crowds, taste the goods, dovsome retail therapy. There aren't many places in Japan that are not crowded. But just stroll along, find little interesting shops and wander in and explore. It's touristy but it's Japan too.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Great street to visit after the temple to get a taste of local foods, souvenirs, and local snacks. I really enjoyed walking down this street and stopping in at shops.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This area is a great walk and the shops had a good variety of stuff from magnets to food to clothing. Worth a stroll!

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place in end March close to sunset. This place has all the traditional shops selling snacks and souvenirs. Some of them close pretty early so if you want to see all the shops, have to come earlier.

Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

This is a quaint and narrow street with souvenirs shops and food vendors. It is for tourists and it does get very crowded leading up to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. The shops do have nice artwork and handmade goods. Nice to walk downhill at sunset!

Thank sharms202
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Just a throng of tourist squeezed into this narrow street. There’s a museum on the left part way up with stunning gardens. Otherwise, keep moving till you come to the temple.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We ate at Kiyomizu Ten for cheesecake and coffee while we waited for our tour to start. It was delicious and beautifully presented! I highly recommend having a break at this quaint little cafe. The rest of the street all the way up to the...More

Thank Frau88
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

this is a typical busy tourist spot when you are on your way heading to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, on foot. This street is a bit slope, please be careful. There are many interested shops selling souvenir which i found it expensive, shops selling local biscuits, ice...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Set of streets in an area best restored Kyoto. It is in the download / upload to Kiyomizu.dera, and have a special charm with its steep streets and wooden houses. The main Ninen-called Zaka and Sannen-Zaka, meaning Colinas two and three years, referring to the...More

Thank DimasLaksani
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