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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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  • Amazingly well preserved. It's short but well worth the effort, especially it connected to other old streets and you can spend up to half a day here marveling at the old architect, taste the street fo...  more »
  • 和家人或是和伴侶散步的好地方!! 時常會在某個轉角就看到穿著和服的旅人們,替這個風景增添風味。 慢步在石塀小路上,欣賞古色古香的房子,會期待著,下個轉角會有什麼驚喜。 路上也有一些賣茶的攤販,也可以買個抹茶,坐在那感受涼風吹拂,很讚。 一路上的疲勞,好像就這樣不見了,大推!! 
  • This is the path is no longer in the small streets in the Gion Yasaka Shrine area exit on Hill Street. Taking a walk in a very emotional way and making us feel history.
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  • Calm and quiet but not much there
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