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Wonderful hike

If you want to get away from the crowd n tourist, fo this hike. Be prepared to walk up many steps... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Great hike, amazing view!

Basically no tourists, a few locals, completely off the beaten path, very calm and peaceful. Really... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
EFox K
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Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to get away from the crowd n tourist, fo this hike. Be prepared to walk up many steps. Be patient and you will get up there. The view up the summit is gorgeous. You can view Kyoto city up at the summit....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoshChui
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Basically no tourists, a few locals, completely off the beaten path, very calm and peaceful. Really nice hike through the forest, quite an easy one, too. And extremely rewarding - an amazing view of the whole city! It's also a great place to see the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EFox K
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

absolutely loved this hike!!! we walked from our hotel in the city center to the temple area and from there decided spontaneously to hike Mt Diamonji without knowing what to expect. what we got was a great hiking experience away from all the tourists breathing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Deniss1058
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The state of euphoria associated with the accomplishment of a hike up a hill or a mountain in a foreign city spiced up my exploration of this city. You gained a better insight of what the city offers and the lovely memory left an indelible...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 23 December 2017

already at ginkakuji? climb daimonjiyama! its a bit of a uphill hike but you can take breath catching breaks now and then. the view at the end of it is fantastic. good shoes and camera recommended.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cmkoh
Reviewed 16 October 2017

For a view like that, you'd think the hike should be harder, but it's not! 45 minutes and done. We loved this hike. We got step-by-step instructions from insidekyoto and went at 7:30am. It was tucked away behind the Silver Pavillion and was absolutely gorgeous...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank LaTinoco
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you like walking & you like views just do it. I loved it. Absolutely brilliant. Yes, it is up hill so be warned. But there were lots of 9 year old school kiddies up there (I asked them their age) so you too, can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank AndrewFishFinger
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I enjoyed the hike the Mt. Daimonji. The hike is not super hard, but still, if you are not trained it could be hard. Have enough water with you and be prepared to walk up a lot of steep stairs. Once you arrived the "top",...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank ziobilly2015
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Easy to hike. I just liked the fact that birds were flying near to us that i could see ravens hunting mice and flying back with them xD

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mouna b
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Pretty easy walk, last part with the stairs is the hardest but still achievable if you are a regular exerciser. Great view and great way to finish a day of sight seeing.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jodie S
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Response from AndrewFishFinger | Reviewed this property |
I reckon the answer must be yes because there were no ticket boxes or fences or gates or...anything to stop you walking up there.