The most beautiful place we have seen here...completely covered in Cherry blossom....truly stunning. The walk is delightful alongside a stream with a few shops and cafes along the way.
About Philosopher's Walk
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This dazzling walk along the river is pockmarked with local artisans and cafes. The temples and shrines along the way make it uniquely Kyoto, and lets you imagine what life must have been in years gone by. If you are able to go during cherry...More
The Philosopher's Path (哲学の道, Tetsugaku no michi) is a pleasant 2 km streamside path lined by cherry trees. The car-free path gets its name from Nishida Kitaro (1870-1945), a Kyoto University professor of philosophy, who used to stroll and meditate on the path. We were...More
this walk stretches over several kilometres and is a joy to wander at leisure , enjoy the beautiful tree lines walk ways and look at the many little shops along the way
We were fortunate to be here for the cherry blossom (sakura) season which can vary. Recommended that you check the on-line ' sakura forecast' beginning in January for planning your visit or tour. It is at its busiest in blossom season, but also the most...More
I must say I really enjoyed the stroll along this walking path. Though the blossoms are not at full bloom, the little cafes and specialty shops at both sides of the canal were actually quite interesting..one can just have afternoon tea in one of these...More
This would have to be one of the nicest urban strolls you would find anywhere in the world when matched with the peak of the cherry blossom season and many beautiful kimono dressed Japanese young ( and older ladies ) out for photographs with their...More
Pretty quiet - a nice meander if the weather's good. We also found the pottery shed halfway along to have the best pottery we found on the whole trip - they also do pottery courses if you want to make your own!