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Known as one of the main locations from the world's first novel, "The Tale of Genji," Uji River offers soothing river cruises and traditional cormorant fishing. Along the riverbank, many restaurants and teahouses serve famous local tea and tea-inspired dishes, such as green tea ice cream and tea-flavored noodles. A pedestrian bridge connects the riverbanks and a small island in the center, with a pagoda as the focal point. Stop in the museum dedicated to the epic novel, complete with English displays. Work out when and for how long to visit Uji River and other Uji attractions using our handy Uji road trip planner.
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  • It is good because there is very beautiful in the rain yesterday, fast flow is not calm, but now are under construction in the vicinity of shooting from the statue in the pillow book than shooting from the top of the bridge.
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  • When is the river Uji Jinja, byoudouin hououdou Tuck, byodoin Temple Uji Jinja goes from the easiest construction bridge crossed the long way round and round.
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  • You must cross the River on the way from the equality of ujigami shrine is somewhat bypassing for the construction. Cormorant fishing boat was fantastic was the off season.
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