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Address: 28 Zushiokukacho-cho, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto 607-8456, Kyoto Prefecture
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Cherry view at night

Cherry blossams at night is absolutely stunning during the spring I live in Yamashina, so I sometimes visit there.d

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Cherry blossams at night is absolutely stunning during the spring I live in Yamashina, so I sometimes visit there.d

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Can't remember from where I read about this place, but I was determined to go once I saw the picture. A very nice lady in the tourist info office told me there's a Keihan bus going up to Shogunzuka on weekends. You can't use the Kyoto bus one day pass, but 230 Yen one way is very reasonable I think.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

It's was my lucky day, I went there by driving a car. There's no public buses to shogunzuka, you only can go there by taxi or sightseeing bus and walking or hiking. When you reach the top of that hill you can see through the Kyoto city. The place is good for couples because look very romantic scenery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

A lovely viewpoint, on a clear day, to see Kyoto from above without jostling the crowds. The deck behind the temple building with the glass tea house is the more pleasant of the two viewing spots inside the temple. There is a free viewing deck a 100m before the temple at the public car park with more restricted vistas through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Though it was cloudy with occasional showers, I went to the Syoren-in temple and the Syogunzuka Dainichi-do temple. The former is located at the foot of Mt.Higashiyama, and the latter is on the top, an isolated part of the Syoren-in temple estate. Those are located on a part of the Kyoto Trail, a 70- kilometer hiking trail stretching from the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I consider this place to be a slightly hidden gem. It's a little inconvenient to get there if you're short on time/energy as it's a pretty long walk from the nearest stations and bus stops. Perhaps for that reason (and it being a rainy Monday afternoon), there were only a handful of people there when I went (and no large... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2011

I climb this hill often. It's only 15 minutes from the back of Maruyama park to the awesome view in this photo. Follow the trail up to the parking lot and view on the right. You can cross the parking lot and go right for another 10 minutes to hike to Kiyomizu temple. Follow signs (only in Japanese) marked as:... More 

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