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Keage Incline

Nanzenjifukuchicho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-761-3171
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Nanzenjifukuchicho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-761-3171
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can say that this spot is one of the best Sakura viewing during April. It may be crowded during the season but it's really worth it going there. I think it's an unused railway with tons of cherry blossoms along the way and it's...More

Thank junn d
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Not far from Nanzen-ji Temple, there was a popular sakura spot for local people. In fact, it was a defunct railway track but on both sides, there were many cherry trees. So during the period when the flowers were in full bloom, it was very...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We'd seen some pretty blossoms during our stay in Japan but these were by far the most spectacular. They were absolutely stunning and you can't go to Kyoto without going here during Sakura season.

Thank jesstacular
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A little tricky to find, but if you are visiting the Nanzen-ji temple area during Cherry Blossom season then you may as well try to locate this incline as there is an abundance of Cherry Blossom trees growing here. When we came here the trees...More

Thank ShadowBijou
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My review is mostly similar to the philosopher's walk review. Nice place to view cherry blossoms, but beware the crowd. This story is likely similar for many other places during this season, but if you don't have a lot of time and really want to...More

Thank eventidephoenix
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Come early because it is a popular sakura viewing spot. We walked from the Philosopher's Path to Keage Incline and the view was fantastic. There's several people doing photoshoots in the area. It is also recommended to wear comfortable shoes because it is hard walking...More

1  Thank Tina2883
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The cherry blossoms were fanntastic, especially the higher up the incline you walked. We went for the engineering structure and were blown away with the blossom. The walk started with the free museum at the bottom and we finished with the stroll next to the...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 10 April 2016

It's free, and it's simply amazing during sakura season. An abandoned rail track with blooming sakura trees from a hill isn't something you would recommend to most tourists but you have to see it to believe how great this is. We had lunch here under...More

Thank ccfchew_23
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Keage Incline and Okazaki Canal are the must go in the cherry blossom season in Kyoto. Although these are not known as Philosopher's Path, Nanzen-ji, Heian Jingu, they are also very beautiful in the season. I was able to see great Sakura there this year!!...More

Thank mabei0123
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

It came as a surprise to me for how beautiful the cherry blossoms can transform a discarded rail track into! I'd walked and enjoyed the Philosophers Path cherry blossoms so much this morning that I didn't think that any other place in Kyoto could come...More

1  Thank HotEarth
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Radityarani W
13 January 2017|
Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there is observation closing time. However there is no light for incline. So, there are some risk. I recommend to visit day time.
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