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Uji River

43-1 Uji Renge, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
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Beautiful river

Across the Uji Bridge to see the river, it is beautiful! Watching someone fishing in the river and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Jose, California
Natural Scenic Beauty!

Just mind blowing natural beauty is present here. Better to walk beside river rather than thinking... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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  • Average23%
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“tea houses” (6 reviews)
43-1 Uji Renge, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Across the Uji Bridge to see the river, it is beautiful! Watching someone fishing in the river and the water is so clear.

Thank J G
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Just mind blowing natural beauty is present here. Better to walk beside river rather than thinking to go by car.

Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice and quiet place. With beautiful scenery, bridges and temples. Easy to get around. Better than busy places like Kyoto. A very short 20 minutes train from Kyoto. Don't forget to have its famous Green Tea ice cream. Better than anywhere else in Kyoto.

Thank mary c
Reviewed 11 May 2017

It was a nice walk for an hour from Byodoin Temple and back. There were many tea houses along the way. Try one of the tea tasting workshop and have some snacks there and on the way you could view nice sceneries along the path....More

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went here during early autumn and there were hardly any visitors. It is a good place for a short stroll especially when the weather is good and sunny. You can enjoy a sip of green tea while enjoying the river view at one of...More

Thank Norli85
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Yes, this is a beautiful and clean river and there are tea shols and places for OCHAKAI (tea ceremony( and restaurants and tea vendors along the river. If you have come all the way from Kyoto to see Byodoin (the temple on the back of...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Uji is the birthplace of tea in Japan, where monks first planted tea plants brought from China and subsequently made tea using the pure River waters of the Uji River. There are several tea celebrations​ during the year and you can sign up to participate...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The town of Uji evolves around this river and yet, the river itself boasts really good view. Few bridges actually cross this river. Along this river too, one can find the famous Byodoin Temple and its omotesando street.

Thank Knight298570
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Its a very pleasant trip from Kyoto to Uji, about 45 minutes by train, to see Byoden-in Temple, UNESCRO World Heritage, and to walk along Uji River to visit other temples and shrines in this city.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Though not very wide or deep, it's a vibrant and fresh River. Great wild life and extremely well maintained. The Marine life is Rich and visible due to its glass like water. The adjoining greens are pleasant and soothing.

Thank 186naveenk
Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
Some construction works still in progress but mainly concentrating on the dam and upstream region without disturbing tourists enjoyment in walking and admiring the scenery along the Uji River.