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Maruyama Park

473 Maruyamacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-1350
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473 Maruyamacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-1350
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After visiting Yasaka Shrine we continued past it and explored just a small area of this wonderful park that contains many shrines, temples, souvenir stalls, inns, restaurants, ponds and beautiful gardens. Our visit was on a late afternoon , Monday and the place was crowded...More

Thank palawandave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maruyama Park is a nice one to visit while in Kyoto, it is very calming and relaxing. It is a typical Japanese park with a lot of cherry trees. We visited at the end of Sep so no cherry blossoms viewing for now.

Thank Patric01
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This park is in decay I think. It is really not beautiful, it looks like nobody has paid attention to cutting the grass or cleaning the water for a long while. Such a shame.

Thank François V
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I stumbled upon Maruyama park while wandering around Kyoto one day. It's amazing how many people are so busy seeing Yasaka shrine that they forget and overlook this large and peaceful park. I walked in and there were very few people, so it was great...More

1  Thank Angie C
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Maruyama park is quite nice for a walk when it's quiet in the morning. You can walk from yakasa shrine to chion temple and other landmarks around here.

Thank harle l
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is the oldest park in Kyoto Full of Japanese groups of all ages enjoying a picnic & a drink. Mats were laid out under the trees to completely cover a large area for the picnickers. Surrounded by different food stalls selling a wide variety...More

Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We luckily stumbled upon the park while looking for things to do one morning (fyi most restaurants and stores don't open until after 10am). Large park, it was right in the middle of sakura season so we got lucky with it blooming perfectly while we...More

Thank Shelemnohpee
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Koi swimming in the pond there are huge and to my surprise one tried to grab a pigeon who was feeding along the edge of the pond. I was there last week of March so there were some buds. Blankets all around where couples...More

1  Thank 471jacquelinet
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I visited the park few times as my hotel was located nearby, It is a lovely park, well shaded with tall trees, lots of hidden corners, tranquil pond and several coffee shops, It is a good place to rest after touring the surrounding shrines and...More

Thank Amirflg
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We have visited this park in early April and found that the whole park was crowded with people. May be this period was Sakura festival and the place was also near to Yakasa Shrine where many local people come out to have snacks around the...More

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