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Lovely area

I found this place to be very relaxing and managed to spend half a day here without doing anything... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Pinheadplanet
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London, United Kingdom
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HIddne Gem!

Wow, I was surprised there is no English review yet. Maybe because of its difficult accessibility... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2015
motosuzuki753
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Kyoto, Japan
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9 Apr 2018
“Lovely area”
10 Oct 2017
“Hirosawa Pond is maybe not the most interesting spot in Japan”
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Sagahirosawacho, Ukyo-ku, Ukyo, Kyoto 616-8301, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I found this place to be very relaxing and managed to spend half a day here without doing anything particular. I don't think you can manage to walk all the way around but that's ok. I sat and watched the herons hunting for fish and...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hirosawa pond has its history, being mentioned already in Heian Jidai, 1000 years ago, however it is not very impressive today. I think it is probably a very nostalgic site for Japanese people, but for foreigners, there are many more interesting places in Kyoto.

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

Wow, I was surprised there is no English review yet. Maybe because of its difficult accessibility except on bile. This 1000 year old reservoir and now fish farming huge pond surrounded with rice paddies is really worth visiting in a no-wire natural setting. It is...More

6  Thank motosuzuki753
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Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
...More
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