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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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  • A path along a Creek, where the silence is interrupted by the sound of water and the chilrrear of the birds.
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  • Enjoyed this walk a lot. Found a great souvenir shop in a side street that was cheaper than elsewhere. Would love to go it again in spring or summer 
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