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Uji River, Uji
(3.4/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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. Using our international travel planner, Uji attractions like Uji River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Small river in November, is unlikely to take a ride on it. Upstream, three kilometers from the town, is worth a dam here is at her walk is worth, it is high enough and beautiful views. Have a picnic on the banks fail: from water smells Tina and around not too many benches.
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  • Byodoin, watching a little stretched the legs. I was impressed to the landscape and the weather is so nice, so beautiful. The foreign couple eating lunch on the river.
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  • As a member of equality meet in a recipe is heading to the Uji river flowing river in a small town, but close. views have been arranged in a heart was eased.
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