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Ishibe Alley, Kyoto
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Step back to early 20th-century Japan at Ishibe Alley, a historic cobblestone street that has maintained a traditional atmosphere from the Taisho period (1912-1926). Original wooden houses line the street, where many operate as teahouses, restaurants, and salons. As you walk you can hear the muffled interaction of people through the shoji screens. Due to its old-fashioned aesthetic, it has become a popular destination for filming in movies. At night, numerous lanterns elegantly illuminate the street. Hotels operate in the area for people who wish to stay longer. Our Kyoto itinerary planner makes visiting Ishibe Alley and other Kyoto attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Down the 2-year ban from noon on weekdays, Kiyomizu-dera, Yasaka Shrine area around. It was a few visitors, relaxing walks.
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  • Passed during the night of the kodai-JI turned out to visit. No people walking feel uneasy in less safety, shop light grows on the cobbled streets, was a nice atmosphere.
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  • 是在二年阪上沒錯吧!是一條悠然的街道,我們好像找錯地方,我們要找的是一條沿路路邊都有小地藏王的路,也算是誤闖進來的,走進這裡,忽然覺得好像進了另一個時代,很特別的感覺。 
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  • Calm and quiet but not much there
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