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Ishibe Alley

Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0000, Kyoto Prefecture
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Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0000, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

It's not a big deal but if you are in Gion anyway, walk down this narrow alley and enjoy the seasonal plants, old architecture and quiet, usually less crowded, path to the more touristy areas.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The place is old but clean. Very charming. A good place to walk and a good photo session along the way.

Thank ThomasTravelFun
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Let me tell you tips about walking on foot around Kyoto. It was not the first time I got lost in this city, but every time I got lost, I found another hidden treasure. That's what happened when I got lost around Higashiyama. I turned...More

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 10 November 2015

A nice alley in Gion but not something i would travel miles to see, ok if you happen to stumble on it for a quick photo but as a tourist attraction not worth going out of you way

4  Thank swift314
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We found this place while exploring Gion. Nice place to shoot a photo but nothing to really write home about. If you want to see something similar, i would recommend the HIgashima District instead.

1  Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Come here at night, you will be amaze for this place, Narrow, and like you throw back to Edo Era. Taste some food here.

Thank Tegar R
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The stone-paved streets of this little alley are lined with small restaurants and ryokan. There are lovely plantings on many of the walls. It is a peaceful, beautiful detour. I'm glad we found it.

Thank ALT44
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Very beautifuk place in the prettiest neighbouhood of the city. Full of ochayas, just take a look of their openjng times before you go, they close during the day.

Thank Marcelinha
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We loved Kyoto, it just had a good feel to it. The Ishibe Alley was closed whilst we were in Kyoto but we did speak with a local lady that was organising to bring it back to it's former bustling self.

Thank KimMcewan
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We just took this little detour while we were in the area of "Northern Higashiyama". It is a very unique little alley and worth a visit!

Thank ath2011ath
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