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Address: Uji, Uji 611-0021 , Kyoto Prefecture
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A famous local attraction, great photo spot

The entire town is quiet and peaceful. The Ujibashi was under construction when we were there but still a good photo spot because it is next to that beautiful river...

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2016
Victoria H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The entire town is quiet and peaceful. The Ujibashi was under construction when we were there but still a good photo spot because it is next to that beautiful river...

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Thank Victoria H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Just loved Uji as a relaxing, authentic Japanese location. So relaxing to walk along the river and cross at one of the many bridges, enjoying the beautiful cherry blossoms in April.

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Thank RuthD492
Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Uji is a suburb in Kyoto, famous for its green tea. The anime Hibike Euphonium was set in Uji and at the tourist information counter outside JR Uji station, you can get a free map highlighting places in Uji that were featured in the anime. The locations are all nearby and it makes for a pleasant walking tour of Uji.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

If you have at least four days in Kyoto in late November to early December, a day trip out to Nara, Uji and Inari will be a nice break from the crowd to take in the fall colours. Uji is a suburb of Kyoto, about 20 minutes by train from Kyoto Station on the JR Nara Line. It is a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

It's not a popular spot, but it has many historical meanings, joining up the two sides... You can walk across it to discover more about Uji. Uji itself is a good place to visit, infamous for its green tea (matcha) production... Go for a green tea ice-cream too! You know you want to!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

According to the guide book, _Cool Japan_, by Sumili Kajiyama (which is an excellent guide to several places in Japan), this bridge connects the physical to the spiritual, male to female, and creates a melancholic atmosphere. It is lovely to view the town and mountains from.

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Thank Carolyn P
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Nothing to see here. The view North is of commuter trains going by. The bridge itself is at a traffic bottleneck so there are cars constantly on the bridge. The view south is towards Nakajima (center island) and for the next couple years, is under renovation so there is NO view worth seeing.

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Thank Mike W
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This bridge has long history if you know Japanese or a fan of Tales of Genji, also it is a starting point of Uji Scenic area, but today with modern construction and heavy traffic, I don't think it is worth to see for casual tourists.

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Thank Torzin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The bridge offers some lovely, clear views of Uji and its surroundings, and the statue on one side of it is very attractive... it makes for part of a very pleasant walk around a very lovely town. It is also near the Tourist Information centre by the river, which itself is next to a place where you can attend a... More 

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