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Maruyama Park

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473 Maruyamacho, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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All reviews yasaka shrine cherry blossom viewing food stalls full bloom lit up at night sakura season ghost house girls dressed souvenir stalls taking pictures sight to behold the main attraction late afternoon gion district leaping trees pond
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a quick walk through this park after visiting Yasaka shrine. It is free to enter This park has many cherry trees and in the cherry blossom period is very crowded with people having picnics here. The most famous tree is the weeping cherry...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We entered the park through the Yasaka shrine. After the bustle of the shrine there was the tranquility of the park, picturesque with the autumnal turning of the leaves , ever surprising colours around every corner. Just your own pace and rest. Enjoyable and recharging.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bristonian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot to sit and stroll, without many crowds. Felt relaxing after the busy shrines. Ducks and carp in the ponds. We tried to cut through to Chion-in Temple but had to retrace our steps down the hill, which was a shame. Google maps is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

There were a lot of people visiting this park when I was here but as I went deeper into the park, the crowd reduced and I found myself alone most of the time deep in the park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aaong86
Reviewed 6 October 2018

beautiful Cherry bloom trees, has few of the oldest trees that bloom. many visitors reach during this time. i have enjoyed thorough and worth walking this big park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EswarK
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Though the season is over, we were there to visit the oldest 🌸 tree. My hubby and i took sometime to locate the tree. It is a magnificent tree and definitely, the best view of the tree would be in the 🌸 season. This park...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beatitudesooi
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to take a breather when walking between temples, plenty of seating fish ponds bridges and of course Kyotos oldest cherry blossom tree. Wish that we had come a touch earlier in the year I bet that it was stunning.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank The_Crofter
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Although the park itself is beautiful the fact that is so crowded by tourists makes it less interesting or attractive than other places in Kyoto. Of course it’s a nice thing to visit while in the area, surrounded by temples and really close to Gion.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Esther G
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Great park to feed the pigeon and a short break after a long walking in the morning. It’s a walk in a little park, with great view of lake from the bridge. Little boy is being excited and chasing the pigeons away.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KahFui
Reviewed 14 May 2018

During Sakura, the main attraction of this park is a huge cherry tree in its center. It is lit up at night and is quite a sight to behold. Locals picnic nearby to enjoy the flowers. Without the cherry blossoms though, there is nothing particularly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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