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The Highlight of Our Trip to Japan

We walked this ancient route from Miwa to Tenri on a beautiful spring day, covering about 8 miles... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
RichardBoise
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Boise, Idaho
A great escape from the crowds

I walked from Miwa to Tenri in a bit over half a day. I followed my nose east from Miwa station... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Jon M
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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19 May 2017
“The Highlight of Our Trip to Japan”
23 Mar 2017
“A great escape from the crowds”
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We walked this ancient route from Miwa to Tenri on a beautiful spring day, covering about 8 miles total and enthralled the entire time. One aspect that doesn't get nearly enough attention are the 38 poetry monuments along the road. So, I wrote a book...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

I walked from Miwa to Tenri in a bit over half a day. I followed my nose east from Miwa station until I hit the first temple. From here it's pretty straightforward with lots of English signs. It's a beautiful walk, mostly on sealed roads...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We walked the entire Yamanobe-no-Michi trail starting from the free parking (!) place near the entrance of the Omiwa Shrine torii. And about 10 minutes walk from JR Miwa station that can be reached from Nara (or Tenri) on either the JR Line or the...More

3  Thank Johan17
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The so called "yamanobe no michi" is not actually a trail -less a street- it is a route through rural paths as well a urbaniced roads, there are many sign posts signaling the route, however you may still get lost 5 or 6 times, as...More

1  Thank marianojc
Reviewed 27 April 2014

The Yamanobe no michi hiking trail is very well laid out and almost completely flat. Much is asphalt. We started at Tenri and got a very clear tourist map at the information center - with English explanation of the sites. The trail passes a few...More

2  Thank CauponaConsul
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qiya
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Response from Johan17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Soo, Dependent on your pace and breaks, I would say about six hours including sight seeing. Best wishes Johan
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