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Address: 43-1 Uji Renge, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
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The Uji River is very nice and takes you back the old das of Japan, Uji its self is a remarkable place to visit. theirs also lots of restaurants and shops around the river area of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Wady A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Equality Institute located in Uji, Japan, was listed as a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1994. The back of the Japanese coin is a miniature of the Phoenix Palace. Uji is a good place to eat green tea, which is well-known traditional store is a long right-door Ito, with nearly 300 years of history. Another specialized to eat green... More 

Thank Sin L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Uji River is very nice and takes you back the old das of Japan, Uji its self is a remarkable place to visit. theirs also lots of restaurants and shops around the river area of Uji that self some of the best Green Tea and Matcha in Japan.

Thank Wady A
Takarazuka, Japan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It was not many people as I can enjoy with my friend. But I really didn't like birds stuck in the cage for fishing:( that sounds horrible!!!

Thank erikamix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Uji River is not only historical, but also beautiful. After you visit to Byodoin and other touristic spots, you can maybe take a break in Tounoshima, a small island in the middle of the river. By the way, Ujibashi Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in Japan.

Thank Kimitaka S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This should be a number one activity for visitors to Kyoto between July and September. Each evening traditional fishing happens on the beautiful river. We got a JR train and walked down and purchased tickets at the river bank, although you could book in advance via Uji tourist information. Female cormorant trainers wear traditional dress and are rowed out into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Uji river was very still when I went there. A walk along the river was relaxing. There are also many places to visit along the river and you could see the bird they use to fish.

Thank Miriam_2008
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The river and its surrounding was peaceful and we sighted cute mallard ducks swimming in pairs in the morning. New extension was being constructed during our time of visit, so it was a little noisy. Cant wait to see the completed extension when we visit Kyoto again.

Thank Rin N
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Spent an afternoon strolling the Uji River bank. Tranquil setting with a very nice view of cherry blossom trees. Easily accessed from Uji Keihan station, instead of JR station which is further away. Itinerary combines nicely with Uji Omotesando on the way to Byodoin temple.

Thank pekopon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We visited during the last days of their Golden Week as they were having their boat races. A beautiful river with parks and walkways surrounding it. Nice to see the locals out enjoying this beautiful area.

Thank Darla V
Penang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It is lovely and relaxing. The river scene with the mountainous background is so lovely. Stroll along the river banks, you will enjoy the scenery. With flowering sakura along its banks, makes it a mesmerizing view. It is worth the visit.

Thank Wong S

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