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Yodo River Park Sewaritei District

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Great place for “Hanami” in Kyoto

Based on my experience of staying in Kyoto over 20 years, this is one of the best places to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Kyoto, Japan
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Local riverside sakura viewing spot

Yodo Riverside Park of Sewaritei District is a popular sakura viewing spot for local. The tunnel... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Hong Kong, China
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“food stalls”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Based on my experience of staying in Kyoto over 20 years, this is one of the best places to enjoy cherry blossoms (“Hanami”) in Kyoto. I like to highlight a couple of good things. - Many cherry blossom trees stand along a riverbank (actually over...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank imufakat
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Yodo Riverside Park of Sewaritei District is a popular sakura viewing spot for local. The tunnel of sakura trees along the riverside is ranked as one of the top viewing spot around the area. The park can be accessed via Keihan rail-line at Yawatashi stop...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed 3 April 2017

It is a very nice riverside park. and it gets even better during the cherry blossom period. Hundreds of cherry trees are planted along the shore, making it a spectacle for the eyes and the mind! A lot of people gather there on the grass...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

The park was located at around 10-15 minutes walk north of the station. The Sakura tunnel was very beautiful. It is best to arrive early in the morning as the crowd gets thicker by noon during Sakura Season. There was an on-going festival when we...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Mekris2000
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The park is indeed one of the best sakura viewing spot. The park is easily accessible via Keihan Railway, at Yawatashi stop (about 10-15 min from Kyoto). It is definitely worth the visit if you have the Keihan Kyoto Sightseeing Pass. The sakura trees on...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Quzc0
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Firstly, this is the no.1 sakura viewing spot. Over the first few days of sakura viewing, no one can beat the view of Yawata Sewari Park. This place is not a hot spot for tourist yet. Most of the visitor are local. Windy feel and...More

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank nikontraveller87
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