Kyoto Neighborhoods • Philosophers Walk


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: December 2005     City: Kyoto     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 26     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Kyoto



Philosophers Walk Pictures

by Parent on Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:25 am


The Philosopher's Walk (tetsugakunomichi) is a cherry-tree lined 2 km road. Its name originated from Japanese philosopher Kitaro Nishida who used to walk on this path to meditate.

Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) I presume these are bus drivers in parking lot. (495.31 KB) Photo viewed 1224 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Traditional japanese house. (480.94 KB) Photo viewed 1385 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Backalley. (417.43 KB) Photo viewed 1212 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Traditional japanese house. (485.54 KB) Photo viewed 1329 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Typical housing. (466.92 KB) Photo viewed 1193 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Apato (apartments), and houses. (439.58 KB) Photo viewed 845 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Philosophers path. (715.85 KB) Photo viewed 686 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Further down on the path. (607.85 KB) Photo viewed 678 times
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Picture of Philosophers Walk neighborhood, Kyoto City, Japan, December 2005 by Parent (Kyoto ) Parking lot. (485.08 KB) Photo viewed 659 times
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Map of Philosophers Walk neighborhood.

Last edited by Parent on Sun Apr 13, 2008 4:45 pm, edited 5 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Philosophers Walk. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Philosophers Walk Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Philosophers Walk - Pictures by Parent



Ginkakuji Neighborhood by Parent. Ginkakuji in chinese character is written as 銀閣寺 (銀:Gin,silver 閣:Kaku,pavillion 寺:Ji,temple) and means the temple of the Silver Pavillion. It was built in 1474 by Ashikaga.. Distance from Philosophers Walk: 0.6km NNE, 18 pictures.

Keage Station Neighborhood by Parent. The Keage Station is located near one end of the Philosophers Walk.. Distance from Philosophers Walk: 1.5km SSW, 8 pictures.

Kawaramachi Neighborhood by Parent. The area around Kawaramachi station is one of the commercial centers of Kyoto with the real estate around the station being one of the most valuable in the city. The pictures were also taken nearby in the Shijo Kawaramachi.. Distance from Philosophers Walk: 2.8km SWW, 19 pictures.

Kiyomizu Neighborhood by Parent. The Kiyomizu temple area is a must-see when visiting Kyoto. The temple dates back to 798, but the present buildings were constructed in 1633. The temple takes its name from the waterfall within the complex, which runs off the.. Distance from Philosophers Walk: 3.1km SSW, 19 pictures.




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