Enjoy a leisurely stroll on Philosopher's Walk, a stone path lined with cherry trees. Especially picturesque in cherry blossom season, the road will take you on a 2 km (1.2 mile) walk along the Lake Biwa canal. Admire the scenic surroundings, accentuated by the gently flowing water, venture off path to one of the small shrines, or take a break at a local cafe. Make Philosopher's Walk a part of your Kyoto vacation plans using our Kyoto trip maker app.
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Tours to Philosopher's Walk
$118 BOOK WITH VIATOR Kyoto - Morning Private Cycling Tour Including Bicycle and Helmet rental
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
$116 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour - A Chilling Walking Trip at the “Philosopher’s Path”
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
$313 BOOK WITH VIATOR Cycling at Kyoto Higashiyama (Shimogamo jinja, Ginkakuji temple, Gion, etc)
Duration: 8 hours
$278 BOOK WITH VIATOR Photo Shoot with a Private Vacation Photographer in KYOTO, JAPAN
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
$107 BOOK WITH VIATOR Running to Kyoto's attractive tourist spots like Kamo river, Kiyomizu Temple, Nanzenji Temple, Philosopher's Walk in Kyoto.Let's make a slow jogging with a professional guide.Running experience in the old capital must forge an unforgettably impressive memory for you.
Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
Philosopher's Walk reviews
Of course Kyoto is known for its Temples and shrines and rightfully so, but it is the philosopher's walk we took, that has stuck with me the most, even after a whole year has passed. We visited the... more »
Title kind of says it all to be honest. Easy to find, free, suitable for strollers, wheelchairs & prams, no steps or inclines involved, Cherry-tree lined, quiet and peaceful. Philosophers hidden... more »
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