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Pontocho, Kyoto

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While in Kyoto, experience the lively atmosphere of Pontocho, a narrow street lined with traditional tea houses, restaurants, and bars. The tiny cobblestone passageway comes to life in the evenings, when colorful lanterns light up the doorways of the small wooden buildings. You’ll be spoiled for choice by the array of eateries and bars that line the street, ranging from affordable street food to exclusive establishments that require an invitation. Take in the dynamic atmosphere as you stroll the busy street, or sit back in a bar and people-watch; you might spot a geisha or two heading to one of the geek houses in the alley. Make Pontocho part of your personalized Kyoto itinerary using our Kyoto travel itinerary maker.
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  • 係袛園條巷到一路沿住鴨川有好多有風味既餐廳,左右都有店,靠鴨川個排可以一路食住野一路望住鴨川,沒進店,但感覺比較多招呼本地人多於遊客。  more »
  • Very beautiful area, old machiya restaurants, easily accessible. Great spot for pictures. Very nice place for strolling and quiet contemplation! Best in the evening!  more »
  • This is very shik area, that has many many places to hangout, eat, drink and party. The small streets are crauded with people, locals and tourists as well. You can find anything you want there. Great ...  more »