- Jodoji Ishibashi-Cho sakyo-Ku
About this sight
Located in Kyoto's Higashiyama district, this two kilometer-long stone path is set along a canal and is a particularly beautiful route to follow during cherry blossom season. The walkway derives its name, Philosopher's Path, because one of Japan's most well-known philosophers, Kitaro Nishida, was said to meditate when walking along this path en route to Kyoto University. The path starts near the Ginkaku-ji Temple (Silver Pavilion) and ends in the Nanzenji area.
Originally a villa in the Meiji Era, this facility was owned by painter Kansetsu Hashimoto. In addition to the two tea houses and the traditional Japanese garde
Restaurant opened in 1997, located near the Kinkaku temple. We offer Kaiseki-style course dishes, taking advantage of the natural local environment.
Also known as the Silver Pavilion, this Zen temple located in Kyoto's Higashiyama district was originally built as a retirement villa by shogun Ashikaga Yoshima
Ginkakuji Candy Shop
Honen-in is a popular temple located along the cherry tree lined Philosopher's Walk.
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