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Sannenzaka Ninenzaka

Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-8811-8560
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Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-8811-8560
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three hours there from 3.30pm till 6pm, most shops will be closing by then. Discovered you can take bus no 100 & 110 (express) from Kyoto station, only costs 230yen for adult. Lots of shops with nic nacks, food etc. Very interesting place,...More

Thank yuen633
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are going to kiyomizu dera temple, stop by these streets for souvenir shopping and watching people dressed in kimonos. Otherwise this area is not worth making a specific trip for. The shops are repetitive and prices are high bc it's a tourist attraction.

Thank winnief00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived Ishibe Alley at 830 am, and spend about 1 hr 30 mins for taking photos. Started at Ishibe Alley, and then Sannen zaka and Ninen zaka . When the crowd started to come at 10 am, it would be much more difficult to...More

1  Thank Ka Ho L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ancients steps (zaka) of the second (ninen) and third (sannen) year of 807 AD are so well preserved that the rock material of the floor and some of the houses besides the steps are of the original material used to build them centuries ago....More

Thank Adrian Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked through these two streets around 7am on our way to Kiyomizudera from Chion-in. The stores weren't open yet and no one else was there, so we really got to enjoy how adorable these preserved streets were and got some great pictures. They are...More

1  Thank LaTinoco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to the Kiyomizudera temple. Hillside street, lined by I tersting stores. Makes for a very nice stroll

Thank vacation-wallah
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Since Kyoto is now swamped with tourists (yes I know, technically I am one as well) this area has really become overcrowded. It is very difficult to call a walk through these streets nice anymore. I started out early when most of the shops were...More

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 8 August 2017

really enjoy the walk along the streets with the beautiful shops on both sides. it was thunderstorm quashing all heat, it was a luxury!

Thank J G
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Fun to see all the adults & children dressing up in kimono. Closes down around 6 - even the places to eat so go earlier. If you need a souvenir you'll find it there.

1  Thank Norma K
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Loved the Sannaenzaka Ninezaka Slopes (winding steep laneways/slopes), full of little shops, with some great different, local to the area wares, whether it be food and other things. Really lovely day out to be had here. If you have the luxury of some time to...More

1  Thank toniwithani
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Emma B
8 November 2016|
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Response from mabei0123 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend to combine Kiyomizu-dera, south Higashiyama (Sannen-zaka and Ninen-zaka slopes), Gion, Pontocho, with Fushimi Inari and Sanjusangendo (the artistic highlight of Kyoto) if you have a full day, and with... More
7 February 2016|
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Response from Canuck5711 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot help you. We were for a very limited time in Japan and just bought shinkansen tickets at the train stations. We never had problem to get seats despite we always purchased "on the edge". The frequency and... More