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Philosopher's Walk, Kyoto
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Enjoy a leisurely stroll on Philosopher's Walk, a stone path lined with cherry trees. Especially picturesque in cherry blossom season, the road will take you on a 2 km (1.2 mile) walk along the Lake Biwa canal. Admire the scenic surroundings, accentuated by the gently flowing water, venture off path to one of the small shrines, or take a break at a local cafe. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Kyoto holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Philosopher's Walk and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Nice walking path along the Canal, in the cherry tree and fresh green leaves, this is a fall foliage season. However, along the River leaves many of have fallen. Canal flow is surprisingly fast in clean water, fish swim, was resting a feather bird. So the mind and is the spot. There were a lot of people who are, and.
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  • Yet the late wild cherry pink flowers, while walking a heartwarming mood. Walking the path of philosophy, go to ginkaku-ji Temple! It was a very enjoyable walk.
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  • We walked right by it and only noticed the walk-way when our guide pointed it out on the way back out of the zin garden. Probably pretty for a neighborhood walk in certain times of the year but just l...  more »