Nene-no-Michi Lane is a wonderful flagstone walkway that links some of the most important sights in the Southern Higashiyama area.
Nene-no-Michi walkway: Pabkov / Shutterstock.com
Named for the wife of the warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who was known as Nene, this flagstone walkway links Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka with attractions like Kodai-ji Temple and Maruyama-koen Park. While the odd taxi and rickshaw fights its way through the ambling masses of tourists, this is pretty much a pedestrian-only zone, making it the perfect place for a stroll, particularly during cherry blossom season (the path is lined with some fantastic cherry trees) and in the evening, when you’ll have the place to yourself.
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Near To Here:
Nene-no-Michi Lane is located in Kyoto’s Southern Higashiyama district. See our complete list of things to do in Southern Higashiyama, including places to eat, nightlife and places to stay.
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