Sannenzaka Ninenzaka, Kyoto

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Take in the charming “Old Japan” atmosphere of Sannenzaka Ninenzaka, a quaint neighborhood centered around two streets that gradually descend from Kiyomizu temple. Explore the pedestrian-only, stone paved streets, lined with traditional wooden shophouses and tea rooms. Browse the array of stores selling handicrafts, souvenirs, and trinkets, or sample a wide range of delicious local snacks and street food. Take a break in a cafe or restaurant, enjoy a refreshing drink, and people-watch. Put Sannenzaka Ninenzaka into our Kyoto trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kyoto.
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  • Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka are both pedestrian lanes that lead up from Nene-no-Michi Lane past the Yasaka Pagoda to the famous hilltop Kiyomizu-dera Temple. The charming streets are lined with...  more »
  • These two beautifully preserved streets go back to the 9th century and bring the tourists in droves. The wooden buildings give insight into how Kyoto looked centuries ago. But now, the facades belie.....  more »
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