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    Philosopher's Path

    Starting from Ginkakuji (The Silver Pavilion), take a relaxing stroll down the famous Philosopher's Path in Kyoto. The stream running along the path is littered with Sakura trees during spring. Head south at the end of the and visit the beautiful grounds of Nanzen-ji temple.

    Length: 1.8 km
    Time: 45 minutes
    Total Ascent: 30m

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    Access

    Starting Cordinates: 35.027188, 135.794756
    Ending Cordinates: 35.014757, 135.793722
    Starting Point: Ginkakuji (The Silver Pavilion)
    Ending Point: Nanzen-ji Temple
    Getting There: From Downtown Kyoto:
    Take Kyoto City Bus Number 203/32/17 from Shijo-Kawaramachi Bus Stop to Ginkakujimae/michi Bus Stop [Google Maps]
    From Kyoto Station:
    Take Kyoto City Bus Number 5/17/100 from Kyoto Station to Ginkakujimae/michi Bus Stop [Google Maps]

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