The Philosopher’s Walk is a nice path for walks and for enjoying the cherry blossoms
Philosopher’s Walk (Tetsugaku no michi), also known as Path of Philosophy, is one of the famous cherry blossom viewing spots in Kyoto. The path goes between Ginkaku-ji Temple and Nanzen-ji Temple. It takes less than 30 minutes by foot for one way. The path is named after the Japanese philosopher Kitaro Nishida, who used to be engrossed in his thoughts while walking on the path. It is not only loved by locals but also by tourists who flock here to feel relaxed under the gorgeous cherry blossom arches in spring, fireflies in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snowy days in winter. There are various types of shops, restaurants, and cafés beside the path. Please enjoy the wonderful seasonally changing scenery.