Kyoto Botanical Gardens Followed by a Meander Down the Kamogawa to Gion

Kyoto, Japan

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  • Start or End: I started at Kitayama subway station (Google Map Directions), located on the northern side of the Kyoto Botanical Gardens, and finished at Kyoto train station (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 12.9km (8.0mi) in about 5hr
  • Grade: Easy, except for the stepping stones across the Kamogawa (one wrong step and you might find yourself in the drink).
  • Date Walked: 16th of November 2017

The Story

Exploring an inner-city oasis with plenty of autumn colour followed by a hop, skip and jump on the Kamogawa to the home of the Geisha.

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