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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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17's Ange in 🇯🇵 Sleepless in 🌌 @coldartistg - 2019-03-21
Day 6: Kyoto ⛩🚌
In the morning I went to Gion and visited Chionin Temple and Maruyama Park. I continued to Ryozen a… https://t.co/v6iEx8rej0
FreshOutMag @FreshoutMag - 2019-03-21
#haiga / #shaihai by Mark Meyer. About the photo, Mark told us, 'It's a very old cherry tree of Gion in Maruyama P… https://t.co/iM2kV8Wd2u
ㅤ❈ ‏ㅤBUTTERFLY ﹠ ERRORㅤ!! @fatedscript - 2019-03-14
@MaouGaGotoku ㅤ

❝ ... It's a deal then , ❞ the ᵃᵈᵐᶤʳᵃᵇˡᵉ girl said clenching her fists to her sides .… https://t.co/HiHe4ajusB
ㅤ❈ ‏ㅤBUTTERFLY ﹠ ERRORㅤ!! @fatedscript - 2019-03-14
@MaouGaGotoku ㅤ

❝ ... It's a deal then , ❞ the ᵃᵈᵐᶤʳᵃᵇˡᵉ girl said clenching her fists to her sides .… https://t.co/HiHe4ajusB
ㅤ❈ ‏ㅤBUTTERFLY ﹠ ERRORㅤ!! @fatedscript - 2019-03-14
@MaouGaGotoku ㅤ

❝ ... It's a deal then , ❞ the ᵃᵈᵐᶤʳᵃᵇˡᵉ girl said clenching her fists to her sides .… https://t.co/HiHe4ajusB
C.R.A.C. @cracjp - 2019-03-09
[TODAY] [KYOTO] #0309NoHate京都 3月9日(土)14:00円山公園。March 9 (Sat) 14:00 at Maruyama Park. 3월9일(토) 14:00 교토시 마루야마공원. C… https://t.co/HA6cFvtIrH
valleyedits @valleyedits - 2019-03-08
File:Cherry blossom viewing in Maruyama Park - pan Wikipedia article edited anonymously from The Wikimedia Foundati… https://t.co/TIGns25E7e
Fuji Arts Inc @FujiArtsInc - 2019-03-05
Cherry Blossoms at Night in Maruyama Park, 1925 by Yoshikawa Kanpo (1894 - 1979); Japanese woodblock print.

Our fe… https://t.co/kCFujnAy5u
Jiupei Zhang @JiupeiZ - 2019-03-02
Lunch near Maruyama park. Felling like drunked, but I have scheduled goto Hokkaido jingu shrine this afternoon... https://t.co/TzxYpzFmuw
_ @hollafatin - 2019-02-25
@airielzzz @InjangNation If pergi during winter, boleh stop by their famous ice festival in odori park & go skiing… https://t.co/wMQS2AvAeZ
S. J. Pajonas @spajonas - 2019-02-23
The springtime Hanami festivals in Maruyama Park are especially breathtaking. https://t.co/xo3dHvdtOw
Andres Piedrahita @SilentRoc - 2019-02-09
So for the first part of the day I went to Maruyama park and Hokkaido jingu temple.. and it started snowing! I real… https://t.co/McNM3NXHo4
Ed Haberman 🛃 @edhaberman - 2019-02-09
#Maruyama Park on the way to the shrine. ⛩ #sapporo #snow ❄️ @ Maruyama Park (Sapporo) https://t.co/d144uvfH80
Cecil Fajardo Tizon @zezyl02 - 2019-02-03
I keep myself busy with the things I do.But everytime I pause, I do think of you. @ Maruyama Park (Sapporo) https://t.co/Hj5hdt3xcL
Visit ENN - 1 hour from Osaka @enntourism - 2019-02-02
Planning a trip to Japan this spring? Visit a hidden cherry blossom spot in Kansai. Spot 1: More than 100 wild moun… https://t.co/Gkue8IuY7k
justin empaling @justin_empaling - 2019-01-24
Please don’t mind the belly 😂😂 @ Maruyama Park (Sapporo) https://t.co/9FVu2ZtjzT
Imran @imranbmn - 2019-01-23
Some shots from Maruyama Park along with some ducks that were there. @ 円山公園 / Maruyama Park https://t.co/kLQ58HnIM2
Von Jeremy Alday 🌐 @ultracheat45 - 2019-01-23
Had to stop by this park(Maruyama) behind Yasaka Shrine because I thought bamboo groove was there since google maps… https://t.co/lPQD11GA3Q
Basho4Humanity @Basho4H - 2019-01-20
#MartialArts #Topic4Today #Sumo #Wrestling #Kyoto #Maruyama

Once more he is thrown
Maruyama marked black… https://t.co/JxtkkwRaac
Basho4Humanity @Basho4H - 2019-01-20
2) A victory in sumo is recorded with a white circle, a loss with a black circle.

Basho jumps from sumo to the b… https://t.co/0nj6PP5uFu
Adventures in Kyoto @KyotoDailyPhoto - 2019-01-15
@szymujko Ok last question... Was it on the hills behind Yasaka-jinja and Maruyama Park?
CPE の タナーノン (´w`) @ThananonTH - 2019-01-13
[2018 Nov 30] Maruyama Park + Maruyama Zoo + Hokkaido Shrine

Almost 3 hours walking around the Park, Zoo, and Shri… https://t.co/EySllmVxMd
Dorobozaru @dorobozaru - 2019-01-13
Working on convincing myself to get up and get ready for Community Day! Should be a beautiful day here in Kyoto.
If… https://t.co/xyzk5FqbwJ
Tom Metcalfe 🚀 @iamtommetcalfe - 2019-01-13
So relaxed today. Tonight I'll be walking around the Gion District and will spend most of the day pottering around… https://t.co/dXUn7LQqaJ
johann C. young @johanncyoung - 2019-01-10
Being silly with grandma

Personal Japanese photographer for her birthday shoot

Thanks for another snowy birthda… https://t.co/9alOR8o10R
Jeremysan @Jeremysanweihaw - 2019-01-07
Went to have a stroll at Maruyama Park and Maruyama Shrine today... Caught some good scenes along the way... Winter… https://t.co/xcUGnqxUXm
Jar Concengco @campfiremedia - 2018-12-28
Cafe Morihico is a small #coffeeshop near Maruyama Park in #Sapporo. It’s heated by a small oven and operated by tw… https://t.co/48wzFH74OE
シアミル ➕✖ @Syamiillll - 2018-12-28
The little things is where you find the most joy✨ #beautifuldestinations @ Maruyama Park https://t.co/P2VYLb00P7
舞妓体験処ぎをん彩 @gionaya - 2018-12-28
2018/December. Famous and popular place in kyoto 'Gion' area! Let's introduce 'Maruyama Park' near our shop!!… https://t.co/o4d8DyB4uf
シアミル ➕✖ @Syamiillll - 2018-12-25
Happy holidays everyone!😊🌲✨ #beautifuldestinations @ Maruyama Park https://t.co/F8OIEEpwdM

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