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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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  • 哲學之道是有名的賞櫻地點,我去的時候是沒有櫻花的,沒櫻花的話就單純只是一條沒什麼特色、沒風景,乜沒什麼商店,而又漫長的道路。  more »
  • Visited several times always walk from ginkakuji South towards the temple. Visit cherry blossoms or petals floating in the Brook, and blooming cherry of course, Willow "along the way, feels a great spring. There are also cafés like you can break in the middle. You'd better go in and walk to the end quite a long course, so sneakers walking shoes.
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  • Yes it was crowded beyond crazy but nothing could diminish the incredible experience of the cherry blossoms at their absolute peak. Simply wonderful and a must do when the blossoms are there. t other ...  more »