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Kiyomizu-Zaka Street, Kyoto

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Explore a well-preserved historical district, and pick up some souvenirs at Kiyomizu-Zaka Street. Get a sense of old Kyoto wandering this bustling pedestrianized street, straddled by old wooden buildings and traditional shops. In these shops you'll find a wide variety of local specialty arts, crafts, and foods. Though most stores have been renovated at some stage, they retain their original aspect, and have served tourists and pilgrims alike for many years. Be sure to bring your camera along to capture this distinct street. With our international travel planner, Kyoto attractions like Kiyomizu-Zaka Street can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • just a lane of souvenirs shops down-hill of Kiyomizu shrine; very fresh hand-made moachi , creamy green tea ice cream  more »
  • A very popular walk, at times it was difficult to move along. It is the main walking route up to the high Kiyomizu-dera temple & it is has other shrines, many shops & eateries along the way. A ice wal...  more »
  • The Zaka street is the road to the Kiyomizu Temple and many traditional Japanese clothing shops there, for travelers who want to experience the Japanese clothing, and most travelers will wear the trad...  more »