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Ujibashi Bridge is a timber bridge located at the prime spot at the entrance to the souvenir shops... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Ujibashi Bridge - Uji

This bridge over Uji river allows a pleasant stroll over the river whilst enjoy the wonderful... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Joy_Sinha
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Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bridge is low key and defines the river showing the actual width of the river. Personally didn't cross it for I can in by train.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warner L
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Ujibashi Bridge is a timber bridge located at the prime spot at the entrance to the souvenir shops at one end and the eating houses cum tourist spot on the other. The statue of local writer, Murasaki Shikibu, is erected by the side of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This bridge over Uji river allows a pleasant stroll over the river whilst enjoy the wonderful surroundings. The Ujibashi Bridge is a wooden bridge. t is very close to the main shopping area in the town. Right besides the bridge , the status of a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Ujibashi Bridge was not very special except that this bridge located at the junction of the main shopping street in Nara and there was a statue of Murasaki Shikibu erected there. Murasaki Shikibu was a famous author of Tales of Genji. You could also walk...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The bridge is of nothing special but the river where it crosses. Right at one side of the river there is this statue of Murasaki Shikibu, the author of the Tales of Genji.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Knight298570
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Prior to tour around Uji old town street, we just stopped over at the wooden Ujibashi Bridge on the main road and took some photos on Uji River. There were construction works going on along the bridge at the time of our visit but we...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The entire town is quiet and peaceful. The Ujibashi was under construction when we were there but still a good photo spot because it is next to that beautiful river...

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Just loved Uji as a relaxing, authentic Japanese location. So relaxing to walk along the river and cross at one of the many bridges, enjoying the beautiful cherry blossoms in April.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank RuthD492
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Uji is a suburb in Kyoto, famous for its green tea. The anime Hibike Euphonium was set in Uji and at the tourist information counter outside JR Uji station, you can get a free map highlighting places in Uji that were featured in the anime....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

If you have at least four days in Kyoto in late November to early December, a day trip out to Nara, Uji and Inari will be a nice break from the crowd to take in the fall colours. Uji is a suburb of Kyoto, about...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank wongchingwen
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