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Kiyomizu-Zaka Street

Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This street will take you up to the temple you were looking for. Lots of shops and no one bothers you if you buy or not. If it's raining, it's no less crowded, just watch out for the umbrellas!

Thank Chr15t1n3
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A place for buying traditional souvenir, such as Japanese style woodcraft, Japanese snacks. However you can buy most of those souvenir at elsewhere with a cheaper price, so you better just walk though it, and go to Kiyomizu-dera Temple directly. Unless there is some place...More

Thank Ka Ho L
Reviewed 30 August 2017

right out of the Kiyomizu, there lie a beautiful and old streets full of shops with beautiful design. literally I took photo of each shop, because each of them are beautiful. it was a hot August summer day and it was close to 4pm and...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very and I really mean very crowded little shopping street. Nevertheless great entrance to the temple complex itself. If you like a less crowded approach take one entrance road to the south which goes via a cementary.

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A "traditional" village crowded with tourists, selling local items/ souvenirs. Very authentic, very Japanese. It always amazes us how beautiful Japanese products are- the attention to details & quality are totally unbelievable. A nice experience that should not missed when in Kyoto.

Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 8 June 2017

just a lane of souvenirs shops down-hill of Kiyomizu shrine; very fresh hand-made moachi , creamy green tea ice cream

Thank chef_calvinchan
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A very popular walk, at times it was difficult to move along. It is the main walking route up to the high Kiyomizu-dera temple & it is has other shrines, many shops & eateries along the way. A ice walk unless you are with a...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

The Zaka street is the road to the Kiyomizu Temple and many traditional Japanese clothing shops there, for travelers who want to experience the Japanese clothing, and most travelers will wear the traditional clothing walking on the street to the temple. So when I was...More

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

A long street from main road to famous temple... over crowded... lot of shops and restaurants and gives you good feeling of Japanese culture.... good experience .. worth a visit.

Thank TraveKings
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Kiyomizu-Zaka Street takes you to Kiyomizu-Dera Temple however it is not just a simple path that you pass to reach your destination. It is also a classical Japanese shopping street from old times. Handcrafts, traditioal sweets, clothing, drinks, souvenirs and geishas walking on the street....More

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