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Togetsukyo, Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8383, Kyoto Prefecture
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Arashiyama is a small town on the Oi River. Its moon-crossing bridge, Togetsu-kyo, is a beautiful, much-beloved wooden structure. Arishiyama also has Tenryu-ji temple, one of the 14 World Heritage Sites in Kyoto.
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“bamboo grove” (441 reviews)
“monkey park” (283 reviews)
“tenryuji temple” (201 reviews)
Togetsukyo, Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8383, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sagano train ride was good experience but one need to book ticket in advance. Bamboo walk was great. The gardens and the temples around the area was beautiful to look at.

Thank 611graeme
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love this beautiful place and have good walk. There are lots of people visiting this place and took pictures. The surroundings bamboo trees make this place worth visiting anything if he year. One of the best place to visit in Kyoto.

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 4 days ago

My son and I thought Arashiyama was wonderful. Great shopping for souvenirs. So many things to do here. Lots of shrines and temples to see, the Monkey Park, plenty of cafes and restaurants, gorgeous surrounding countryside to take in and a fabulous rickshaw ride through...More

Thank Lol9662015
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bamboo forest is quite beautiful although it was very crowded so not very serene and peaceful. Perhaps getting there really early in the morning or late afternoon before/after the crowds would be a better option. The town is gorgeous though, lots of eateries and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its very large area and take lot of effort to walk to arrive the bamboo garden. Please wear hat or bring umbrella, its hot when i went there but its worth to visit to see beautiful green scenery.

Thank Verly S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place itself is really beautiful and worth the visit. But there were so many people when I visited this place, taking away all the serenity that the place can offer. There are path with lesser people, however this path does not have the bamboo...More

Thank Vera S
Reviewed 1 week ago

we came for the bamboo forests and the serenity they supposedly offer. they probably would if not for the fact that 3/4 of planet earth was also there and many of them were being very loud and obnoxious. the forests were beautiful, but seems too...More

Thank kristen s
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bamboo forest is gorgeous and peaceful. The town also has some good shops and restaurants. We ate at a small udon place that was tasty.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A charming sight, and great location. I love how there are so many shops that sell adorable items beside it! An awesome experience for family. About 15 minutes by JR train from the Kyoto Station. And if you go in the night and turn the...More

Thank Lingyun S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming town in the western side, outskirts of Kyoto, only 16 min by JR train from Kyoto Station. The place is full with the posh souvenirs/ gift shops, ice creams parlours, cafes, Japanese restaurants, kimono rentals, and temples. Easy access for baby prams or wheel...More

Thank Getyourpassport01
Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
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Ashley T
12 January 2018|
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Response from Weina L | Reviewed this property |
I feel that Kyoto one day trip is too short. For Kyoto usually need a few more days at least 😆
8 October 2017|
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Response from Stan N | Reviewed this property |
The area is beautiful with varied attractions as mentioned in previous responses. The only drawback are the crowds, so go early.
7 October 2017|
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Response from Carles M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know the time table and I cannot help you