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Yasakanoto

388 Yasakakamimachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0827, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-551-2417
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Excellent but for the thick crowds

If you go during high season, it's hard to fully appreciate this iconic view of Kyoto because of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nonnapn
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Manila, Philippines
Pagoda in Gion area

Remember to watch out the wooden pagoda in Gion area when you travel to that spot. It was only a... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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388 Yasakakamimachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0827, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go during high season, it's hard to fully appreciate this iconic view of Kyoto because of the hordes of tourists walking around. Try and come back during low season and you will have the gorgeous view to yourself.

Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Remember to watch out the wooden pagoda in Gion area when you travel to that spot. It was only a wooden pagoda which would be more attractive during sunset hours.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 10 December 2016

When we walked down Ninenzaka area, we found a pagoda that stood out amidst the old houses of this area. The pagoda though a bit lonely but looked well from a distance. Remember to watch out for this spot when you pass by this region

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stubbed upon this place walking around Gion wow what a find don't miss this place it's beautiful I could have stood there and watched forever definatly worth seeing so glade we saw this stunning Pagoda.

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were walking the streets between Yasaka Shrine and Kiyomizu-Dera. Lots of tourist shops and such. We weren't really paying attention, and this pagoda suddenly sprang into view. Breathtaking. The structure itself isn't extraordinary, but it seems so in the context of its environs. This...More

Thank Nelson P
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This pagoda stands alone with no temple around it, but narrow streets of the Ninenzaka area with their old-fashioned houses. As such it is not that remarkable, but if you walk through this area it is a nice extra, reminding you this is not any...More

1  Thank Eric_Greeney
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Passed this as I was taking a walk. There was no way to access it, but very nice to look at. Good photo opportunity though!!

Thank JillianMay
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic structure been standing for centurys in an area surrounded by small streets and old houses. Dominates the surroundings and makes a great back drop for photos. Keys cafe in the corner nearby is a great place to have a coffee and look up at...More

2  Thank George D
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We walked along the river, then reached Gion, then walked the streets of Gion before reaching this shrine with millions of tourists. If you like crowd - fine. If you don't (like me) - don't go in August. The whole world decided to come to...More

Thank Maitheng
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Beautiful wooden pagoda around a small houses neighborhood, good for some shots only. Recommended to visit if you have been in the main spots already.

Thank MikeFlox
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