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Kiyomizu-Zaka Street

Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very and I really mean very crowded little shopping street. Nevertheless great entrance to the temple complex itself. If you like a less crowded approach take one entrance road to the south which goes via a cementary.

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A "traditional" village crowded with tourists, selling local items/ souvenirs. Very authentic, very Japanese. It always amazes us how beautiful Japanese products are- the attention to details & quality are totally unbelievable. A nice experience that should not missed when in Kyoto.

Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 8 June 2017

just a lane of souvenirs shops down-hill of Kiyomizu shrine; very fresh hand-made moachi , creamy green tea ice cream

Thank chef_calvinchan
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A very popular walk, at times it was difficult to move along. It is the main walking route up to the high Kiyomizu-dera temple & it is has other shrines, many shops & eateries along the way. A ice walk unless you are with a...More

1  Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The Zaka street is the road to the Kiyomizu Temple and many traditional Japanese clothing shops there, for travelers who want to experience the Japanese clothing, and most travelers will wear the traditional clothing walking on the street to the temple. So when I was...More

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

A long street from main road to famous temple... over crowded... lot of shops and restaurants and gives you good feeling of Japanese culture.... good experience .. worth a visit.

Thank TraveKings
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Kiyomizu-Zaka Street takes you to Kiyomizu-Dera Temple however it is not just a simple path that you pass to reach your destination. It is also a classical Japanese shopping street from old times. Handcrafts, traditioal sweets, clothing, drinks, souvenirs and geishas walking on the street....More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 2 May 2017

One of the busiest street with sovereigns,matcha icecreams, drinks etc. It is on the way to Kiyomizu-dera.

1  Thank sweta s
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It's my third time going up through this street, is always busy and full of people, you always will found something to buy or eat before arrive to Kiyomizu-dera, but this time was special because was a festival "Seiryu-e" it was beautiful

Thank Ororo_Granger
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

After your visit to the temple just walk down to this street it is crowed of tourist and it is shopping street it is amazing you can try samples of the Japanese deserts and tea while you are walking there. Lot of restaurants and cafes...More

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