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Manshuin Garden

#154 of 951 things to do in Kyoto
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Address: 42 Ichijoji Takenochicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8134, Kyoto Prefecture
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Beautiful Garden

Very silent and you can get relaxed seeing the beautiful garden. This area has fewer tourists so much better than Sagano area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 June 2016
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Kawasaki, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very silent and you can get relaxed seeing the beautiful garden. This area has fewer tourists so much better than Sagano area.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

I had visited Manshuin a few years back and had fond memories of the serene gardens and zen-like rooms. So I did not mind the 25 minute trek up the hill, after a long bus ride to the northeast of Kyoto, to visit again. But it was a disappointment! While the one main garden was still impressive and I got... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Yes, this is a beautiful place, but one of the least special ones of Kyoto, and far from the center. We combined it with Shishen do and Ritsurin on a half day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

I'm biased. I grew in the hood. But let me be. Manshuin and the other surrounding gems will give you a slice of laid back Kyoto along- Take an Eizan train to Ichijoji(a real neighborhood feel but packed with cute cafes and stores, cheap eateries for students, and arguably the most competitive "ramen street" in Kansai region), and go to... More 

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