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Maruyama Park (Kyoto)

Travel Guide - Maruyama Park (Kyoto)

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Located in the east side of Yasaka-jinja Shrine, Maruyama Park is a favorite of locals and visitors alike as a place to escape the bustle of the city center of Kyoto and amble around the gardens, ponds, souvenir shops and restaurants. Peaceful paths meander through the trees and carp glide through the waters of a small pond in the center of the park.
From late March to mid-April, when the park's cherry trees come into bloom, many people gather here to appreciate the cherry blossoms. The centerpiece of it all is a massive Shidare-zakura cherry tree. The cherry tree is called "Gion's Yozakura (cherry blossoms at night)" because it is one of the most beautiful sights in the Gion district of Kyoto, particularly when lit up from below at night.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #206 bus. Get off at Gion Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 473, Maruyamacho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0071

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Camellia Tea Ceremony @camelliakyoto - 2019-05-21
One of a handful of temples hidden on the forested slopes above Maruyama Park (円山公園), Choraku-ji offers a pocket of… https://t.co/A8fjqQ0mIJ
Seeing Japan @Seeing_Japan - 2019-05-11
Japan trip EP16. Travel to Yasaka Shrine Kyoto on Hanami cherry blossom Kyoto Travel Guide0 views   0 likes   0 dis… https://t.co/x8fwcReAzi
Pauliland @ublinna - 2019-05-05
Will I ever stop uploading pictures of Sapporo? I don't think so hahaha en Maruyama Park (Sapporo) https://t.co/eh9Jhfp37s
👩🏻🤦🏻‍♀️Saitama Drama Llama (Mika Nomura). @BeingSaitama - 2019-05-04
Yumi requests an audience from 12-2pm. And her father shall take us to Maruyama Park. He knows me, as he picks yumi… https://t.co/fxbxtKDlDj
Ti-An DeMartines @TiAnDeMartines - 2019-05-02
The star of Maruyama park in Kyoto in early April is the weeping cherry tree 😍🌸⭐ April 4, 2019

#kyoto #京都 #gion… https://t.co/Yd7rsqpMb1
Ti-An DeMartines @TiAnDeMartines - 2019-05-02
The star of Maruyama park in Kyoto in early April is the weeping cherry tree 😍🌸⭐ April 4, 2019

#kyoto #京都 #gion… https://t.co/nZGDz2f3Bo
Ti-An DeMartines @TiAnDeMartines - 2019-05-02
The star of Maruyama park in Kyoto in early April is the weeping cherry tree 😍🌸⭐ April 4, 2019

#kyoto #京都 #gion… https://t.co/tkTe8NImTk
Darley @DarleyStallions - 2019-04-29
Tateyama, a son of #Pyro, lands the 1200m Tennozan Stakes at Kyoto, beating 14 rivals. This was his third Open-clas… https://t.co/YgRg5cMbfZ
Jonny P @findinganewnorm - 2019-04-29
Hanami at Maruyama park next to the Hokkaido shrine. So good to finally see the Sakura bloom and the weather was gr… https://t.co/R3d4CizXzO
Nippon.com @nippon_en - 2019-04-29
When illuminated after dark, the cherry blossoms stand out dramatically against the night sky. https://t.co/NSWjszd7yA
Ti-An DeMartines @TiAnDeMartines - 2019-04-27
So many varieties of cherry trees in Japan. This one has delicate, paper-like bunches of small pink flowers with ru… https://t.co/f691h0qlPl
🍆Loliphile (・8・)🍆 @Loliphile - 2019-04-26
Random guy in Maruyama park playing his harmonica in pure darkness. Very creepy.
Travel Japanese App @traveljpapp - 2019-04-25
Maruyama Park and the Weeping Cherry of Gion https://t.co/YlK21IIs2q (HT: @nippon_en) #cherryblossom #kyoto https://t.co/Ub1RYrKSCY
☀Wendy Tokunaga☀ @Wendy_Tokunaga - 2019-04-24
Maruyama Park and the Weeping Cherry of Gion: A supreme Kyoto cherry blossom viewing site - https://t.co/np2PIchASN https://t.co/HVSypCfBb4
Ben Jennings (Nemjen) 🇬🇧 🇯🇵 @BurdPie - 2019-04-23
One more shot of Chion-In Temple before I head for a wander in Maruyama Park of what I think is called the Amidado.… https://t.co/5xj84Uf5GX
☀Wendy Tokunaga☀ @Wendy_Tokunaga - 2019-04-23
Maruyama Park and the Weeping Cherry of Gion: A supreme Kyoto cherry blossom viewing site - https://t.co/np2PIchASN https://t.co/HVSypCfBb4
Nippon.com @nippon_en - 2019-04-21
A cherry tree illuminated to entrance nighttime visitors with its otherworldly charms. https://t.co/NSWjszd7yA
Sarah Windsor @Windsor_Writes - 2019-04-20
@DRSchuldenfrei That is also by the ninenzaka and sannenzaka old fashioned pedestrian shopping streets which are sc… https://t.co/8dKzzfRINV
C.J. Kobata @KobataC - 2019-04-19
Coming to inner shrine, worship properly, walk to the east entrance, going out of the precinct, and finally coming… https://t.co/s3DknkrTJf
C.J. Kobata @KobataC - 2019-04-19
Gion no Sakura. There are many cherry trees in Maruyama koen park. However when we (Kyoto people) say “Gion no Saku… https://t.co/LEOgf7ZqS5
Nippon.com @nippon_en - 2019-04-19
When illuminated after dark, the cherry blossoms stand out dramatically against the night sky. https://t.co/NSWjszd7yA
Shana Leigh 🦄👑💀 @TheShanaLeigh - 2019-04-19
I met my kyotorollerderby girls at Maruyama park for a lovely 花見 hanami (cherry blossom viewing party). Another day… https://t.co/fAkeCIhSi1
Nippon.com @nippon_en - 2019-04-18
When illuminated after dark, the cherry blossoms stand out dramatically against the night sky. https://t.co/NSWjszd7yA
jiayou ✮ castle point @tsunderes - 2019-04-18
i have so many jpn photos here are some 🌸🌸🌸 from maruyama park https://t.co/S9zE7jF95C
jiayou ✮ exhausted tadaima @tsunderes - 2019-04-18
i have so many jpn photos here are some 🌸🌸🌸 from maruyama park https://t.co/S9zE7jF95C
KP Landscaping & Lawn Care @KingstonProfess - 2019-04-17
Three days of tall wet grass. This is after one yard. #stihl #stihledger #maruyama #maruyamaweedeater #toro… https://t.co/V4ooCxqMh1
Shawn Carlow @shawncarlow - 2019-04-15
Sent from my father-in-law on one of his walks in Maruyama Park, Sapporo, Japan. Eat your heart out, Central Park d… https://t.co/BNoPjn7KDE
Adventures in Kyoto @KyotoDailyPhoto - 2019-04-14
@blackryan53 Definitely a mood thing. Maruyama Park never brings out the best in anyone.
Dylan @dylancuthbert - 2019-04-14
Sakura Nights https://t.co/1MlJL6bMQ1 the cherry blossoms in Maruyama park and Gion were wonderful last week at night so I took video!
Tokyonobo @Tokyonobo - 2019-04-14
Chion-in has another beautiful Japanese garden. This temple is adjacent to Maruyama Park and near Yasaka Shrine and… https://t.co/85OalbBxNk

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