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JR Kyoto Sation, Uji Area

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Uji Chapters of The Tale of Kenji

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Points of Interest

Uji was the stage of last 10 chapters in "The Story of Genji."

Stone monuments resembling those heroins dot both shores on the Uji-river. Many historic places and sightseeing spots along the Uji-river.


Restaurants

Restaurants dot Byodoin-temple and Ujikami-shrine area.

Try greentea buckwheat noodles and greantea dumplings.

 

Hanayashiki Ukifune-en: A steak restaurant, a chinese restaurant, and a BBQ restaurant are on the premises. Phone: 0774-21-2126 http://www.ukifune-en.co.jp/

 


Souvenirs

uuen: Esatablished about 840 years ago. Japanese tea, tea flavored dumplings. Phone: 0774-21-2243


Attractions

Fireworks and Cormorant Fishing Show in summer.

Turnig leaves in autumn.

 

Byodoin Temple
Byodoin Temple
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Tachibanahime Shrine

Tachibanahime Shrine

Genji Monogatari Museum
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