I walked from Nanzen-ji temple to Ginkakuji temple on this path. It started to get dark but I still enjoyed the path. I can imagine it would be so beautiful in the spring or fall. Everything was clearly marked, so just follow the sign.
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Philosopher's Walk starts from either side of Nanzenji or Kinkakkuji, depending on where we are going to and from. I opted to alight from the bus at Kinkkakuji (Silver Pavilion Temple), where the sign board for Philosopher's Walk in Japanese was very visible. To add...More
we went here on our cycle ride round Kyoto - it must be amazing in the spring when the cherry blossom comes out. there was a lady who owned cats but the 35 cats now live on the walk - so friendly
A beautiful walk along the canal past beautiful gardens and temples. The canal is lined with trees and how beautiful it would be in cherry blossom time? The walk is about 2 km and it has a very rural atmosphere. Can't believe we were in...More
When you walk alongside the canal in this path you feel like you are in a completely different city, as if time stood still. Stroll along from Ginkakuji to Nanzenji on this path and get charmed.
I really enjoyed the quietness of this path! I can.t imagine how it is when it’s Anahi since there are numérale cherry trees there but we went durin Momijicho and got the maple trees which was great! The path was not crowded and we walked...More