Ninenzaka, or Ninen-zaka, is a stone-paved pedestrian road and tourist attraction in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The road is lined with traditional buildings and shops, and is often paired with the similar road, Sannenzaka.[1][2]

The slope in 2009

There is a Starbucks coffeehouse in a two-storey, century-old Japanese townhouse along Ninenzaka.[3]


  1. ^ "Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka Preserved Districts". Inside Kyoto. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  2. ^ "Ninen-zaka & Sannen-zaka Area | Kyoto, Japan Attractions". Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  3. ^ "We Visited Starbucks In Kyoto, And It's Housed In A 100-Year-Old Traditional Japanese House". NYLON SINGAPORE. 2017-10-31. Retrieved 2020-01-02.

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