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Shijo Bridge

Nakagyo-ku - Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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“gion area” (2 reviews)
“statue” (2 reviews)
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Nakagyo-ku - Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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"pontocho alley"
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"gion area"
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"statue"
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"crossing"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge overlooks the river. It connects between the Gion area and the Shijo area. On both banks of the river, there are small restaurants and it is pretty at night.

Thank good-living-montreal
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Some views of the river as I crossed backwards and forwards across Shijo Bridge at Gion. Statue at Gion side next to subway entrance.

Thank Lambretta101
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We passed-by this bridge after Dinner at Pontocho Alley area. There are plenty of shops nearby and you will pass this bridge to get to the nearby train station. Night time view is probably better due to the street and shop lights. There is also...More

Thank Wiwan
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Crossing this bridge will allow you to look at the surrounding buildings and pretty scenery. But do only if you are passing by.

Thank Itravel0ne
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is an ordinary bridge, but the view of the river and its banks is absolutely lovely, especially after dark.

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

I was walking around Gion and cross the bridge heading back to where I stayed in Kyoto. The river bank scenery was pretty.

Thank Quack H
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

My husband and I spent a lot of time enjoying the sounds of water from the Kamagawa River from the Shijo Bridge. There are seats to sit on so you can enjoy the view. Some people were fishing in the river, which was interesting to...More

Thank aninstantonthelips
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Shijo bridge spands the Kamo River as part of Shijo-dori (Fourth Avenue) in Kyoto. It connects Shijo-Kawaramachi, the center of modern Kyoto, and Gion, the historic Geisha district. You can go to the bridge from Kawaramachi station of Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line in the west-side...More

Thank mabei0123
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Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Not much to say as this is a bridge. 1Minute or less to walk over from one side of the river to the other. Good for a photo opportunity at night with the illuminates buildings in the background. A statue on the Gion side. Close...More

Thank Max-Leonhard v
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

to see, not the trivial crossing, it is the history and evolution of a culture, is at the center of major urban areas and popular.

Thank Mario C
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Pontocho
Though small by comparison, Pontocho is one of Kyoto's
most spirited and memorable neighborhoods. A narrow
street straddling the Kamogawa River, it is Kyoto's
busiest nightlife spot. When darkness falls,
Pontocho's many signs and lanterns bolt to life,
making the area glow with invitations to passers-by to
come inside and pull up a chair. Its restaurants and
bars sprawl onto the riverbank, providing a friendly
...More
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