Popular 50 spots for cherry blossom viewing in Kyoto. [vol.2]

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This article is the second part of 50 popular spots for cherry blossom viewing in Kyoto. Kyoto is the most beautiful and brilliant in the season of cherry blossoms. Beautiful cherry blossoms are harmonized with many historical temples and shrines in the old capital of Kyoto, providing tastefully lovely scenery.



Hirano-jinja Shrine

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Name Hirano-jinja Shrine(平野神社)
Best Viewing Late March – Late April
Address 1 Hiranomiyamoto-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan-City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 6:00 – 17:00
Fees
Access 7 minute walk from Kitano-Hakubaicho Station (Randen) / 3 minute walk from Kinugasako-mae bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#50, #205) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www.hiranojinja.com
Map Google Map

Senbon Shakado (Daihoon-ji Temple)

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Name Senbon Shakado [Daihoon-ji Temple] (千本釈迦堂 [大報恩寺])
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address 1034 Mizomae-cho, Itsutsujidori Rokken-cho Nishi-iru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 17:00
Fees Adults 500yen, High school and College/University students 400yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 300yen
Access 3 minute walk from Kamishichiken bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#50) from Kyoto Station
Website
Map Google Map

Okazaki Canal

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Name Okazaki Canal(岡崎疏水)
Best Viewing Late March – Mid-April
Address Nanzenji-Kusagawa-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours (Japanese boat ride) 9:30 – 16:30
Fees (Japanese boat ride) Adults 1000yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 500yen Child (Ages 3 & older ) 300yen
Access 7 minute walk from Higashiyama Station (Tozai line)
Website
Map Google Map

Nanzen-ji Zen Temple

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Name Nanzen-ji Zen Temple(南禅寺)
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address Nanzenji-Fukuchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan-city, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 8:40 – 17:00 (Last Entry:16:40)
Fees
Access 10 minute walk from Keage Station (Tozai line) / 10 minute walk from Nanzenji Eikando-michi bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#5) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www.nanzen.net
Map Google Map

Keage Incline

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Name Keage Incline(蹴上インクライン)
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address Nanzenji Fukuchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours
Fees
Access 3 minute walk from Keage Station (Tozai line)
Website
Map Google Map

Nakaragi-no-michi

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Name Nakaragi-no-michi(半木の道)
Best Viewing Early April – Mid-April
Address Shimogamo Hangi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours
Fees
Access 3 minute walk from Kita-oji Station (Karasuma line) / 3 minute walk from Shokubutsuen-mae bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#206) from Kyoto Station
Website
Map Google Map

Munetada Shrine

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Name Munetada Shrine(宗忠神社)
Best Viewing Early April – Mid-April
Address 63 Yoshidashimooji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours
Fees
Access 10 minute walk from Kinrin-shako-mae bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#5,#17,#100) from Kyoto Station
Website
Map Google Map

Nijo Castle

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Name Nijo Castle(二条城)
Best Viewing Late March – Late April
Address 541, Nijojo-cho, Nijo-dori Horikawa Nishi iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 8:45 – 17:00 (Last Entry:16:00) / (Night visit)18:00 – 21:30 (Last Entry:21:00)
Fees Adults 600yen, High school & Junior high school students 350yen, Elementary school students 200yen / (Night visit) Adults 400yen, High school & Junior high school & Elementary school students 200yen
Access 2 minute walk from Nijo-jo-mae Station (Tozai line) / 2 minute walk from Nijo-jo-mae bus stop on Kyoto City bus(#9, #50, #101) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Map Google Map

Kiyomizu-dera

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Name Kiyomizu-dera(清水寺)
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address 1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 6:00 – 18:00 *Close time change during night light-up
Fees Adults 300yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 200yen/(Night visit for light-up)Adults 400yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 200yen
Access 10 minute walk from Gojozaka bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#100, #206) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www.kiyomizudera.or.jp
Map Google Map

Chion-in Temple

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Name Chion-in Temple(知恩院)
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address 400 Rinka-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 16:30 (Last Entry:16:00)
Fees
Access 8 minute walk from Higashiyama Station (Tozai line) / 5 minute walk from Chioin-mae bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#206) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www.chion-in.or.jp
Map Google Map

To-ji Temple

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Name To-ji Temple(東寺)
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address 1 Kujo-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours (Gate Open)5:00 – 17:30 / (Kindo, Kodo)8:30-17:30
Fees Admission Free /(Kindo, Kodo)Adults 500yen, High school students 400yen, Junior high school and younger 300yen / (Night visit for Cherry blossoms’ light-up) High school students and older 500yen, Junior high school and younger 300yen
Access 15 minute walk from Hachijo exit of Kyoto Station
Website http://www.toji.or.jp
Map Google Map

Ninna-ji Temple

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Name Ninna-ji Temple(仁和寺・御室桜)
Best Viewing Mid-April
Address Omuro-dairi, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 8:30 – 17:00 (Last Entry:16:30)
Fees Adults 500yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 300yen
Access 1 minute walk from Omuro-Ninna-ji bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#26) from Kyoto Station
Website http://ninnaji.jp
Map Google Map

Joshoko-ji Temple

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Name Joshoko-ji Temple(常照皇寺)
Best Viewing Mid-April – Late April
Address 14 Maruyama, Keihoku Ido-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 16:00
Fees (Donation) 300yen – 500yen
Access Get off and change bus at Shuzan bus stop on JR bus from Kyoto Station and 7 minute walk from Yamaguni Goryo-mae bus stop on Keihoku town bus
Website
Map Google Map

Daikakuji Temple

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Name Daikakuji Temple(大覚寺・大沢池)
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address 4 Saga-Osawa-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 17:00 (Last Entry:16:30)
Fees Adults 500yen, High school & Junior high school & Elementary school students 300yen
Access 1 minute walk from Daikakuji bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#28) from Kyoto Station
Website https://www.daikakuji.or.jp
Map Google Map

Ryoanji Temple

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Name Ryoanji Temple(龍安寺)
Best Viewing Late March – Mid-April
Address 13 Ryoanji-Goryonoshita-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 8:00 – 17:00
Fees Adults 500yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 300yen
Access 7 minute walk from Ryoanji Station (Randen) / 7 minute walk from Ritsumeikan-Univ.-mae bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#50) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www.ryoanji.jp
Map Google Map

Umenomiya Taisha Shrine

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Name Umenomiya Taisha Shrine(梅宮大社)
Best Viewing Mid-April – Late April
Address 30 Umezu Fukenokawa-cho,Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 17:00
Fees (Garden) Adults 500yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 250yen
Access 15 minute walk from Matsuo-taisha Station (Hankyu-arashiyama line) /10 minute walk from Umenomiya-taisha-mae bus stop on Kyoto City bus (#28) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www.umenomiya.or.jp
Map Google Map

Daigoji Temple

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Name Daigoji Temple(醍醐寺)
Best Viewing Mid-March – Mid-April
Address 22 Daigo Higashioji-cho,  Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 17:00 (Last Entry:16:30)
Fees Adults 600yen, High school & Junior high school students 300yen
Access 10 minutes walk from Daigo Station (Tozai Line) / Daigoji bus stop on Keihan bus (Yamashina Sankyu Express) from Kyoto Station
Website http://www.daigoji.or.jp
Map Google Map

Jonan-gu Shrine

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Name Jonan-gu Shrine(城南宮)
Best Viewing Early April – Mid-April
Address 7 Nakajimatobarikyu-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours (Garden) 9:00 – 16:30 (Last Entry:16:00)
Fees (Garden) Adults 600yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 400yen
Access 15 minute walk from Takeda Station (Kintetsu Kyoto line)
Website http://www.jonangu.com
Map Google Map

Kanju-ji Temple

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Name Kanju-ji Temple(勧修寺)
Best Viewing Late March – Early April
Address 27-6 Kanshuji-Nioudo-cho, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 16:00
Fees Adults 400yen, Elementary and Junior high school students 200yen
Access 5 minute walk from Ono Station (Tozai line)
Website
Map Google Map

Shoji-ji Temple

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Name Shoji-ji Temple(勝持寺)
Best Viewing Early April
Address 1194 Oharanominami-Kasuga-cho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 17:00 (Last Entry:16:30)
Fees Adults 400yen, High school & Junior high school students 300yen, Child 200yen
Access 20 minute walk from Minami-Kasuga-cho bus stop on Hankyu bus from Higashimuko Station (Hankyu Kyoto-honsen line)
Website http://www.shoujiji.jp
Map Google Map

Fukuchiyama Castle

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Name Fukuchiyama Castle(福知山城)
Best Viewing Early April – Mid-April
Address 5 Naiki, Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours 9:00 – 17:00 (Last Entry:16:30)
Fees Adults 310yen, Child 100yen
Access 15 minute walk from Fukuchiyama Station (JR, Kita-kinki-tango line)
Website
Map Google Map

Kasamatsu Park

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Name Kasamatsu Park(傘松公園)
Best Viewing Early April – Mid-April
Address Ogaki, Miyazu City, Kyoto, Japan
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Hours (Cable car operation hours) 8:00 – 17:30
Fees (Cable car for roung trip)Adults 640yen, Child 320yen
Access (Fuchu Cable car stop) 2 minute walk from Kasamatsu-cable-shita bus stop on Tankai bus from Amanohashidate Station (Kita-kinki-tango line)
Website
Map Google Map

Nagaoka-Tenmangu

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