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Arashiyama
Kyoto Top 1 in Amazing Natural Scenery

4.6/5
1,449 Reviews
MountainCity | ​​landmark
Liked by 117
Open all day
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 day
Address: Arashiyama Genrokuzancho, Ukyō-ku, Kyoto
Phone: +81-75-2224130

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We thought this place was a little hyped up. It was so crowded with people taking photos that it was hard to enjoy the forest.

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  • FishBkk4
    FishBkk4
    BKK
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    Spectacular

    although it was raining and there were a lot of people, the whole experience was very enjoyable. Would I go back again? probably not

    Reviewed on /Date(1603903247000+0800)/
  • Rumples
    Rumples
    Tucson, Arizona
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    Historic and Beautiful

    Arashiyama is one of my favorite places to go when visiting Kyoto. It is a town and district that starts at the base of the city's western hills, designated by Japan as both a Historic Site and Place...

    Reviewed on /Date(1601281073000+0800)/
  • hfot2
    hfot2
    Vermont
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    Stay overnight for a different experience

    We have visited here many times. For our November 2019 visit, we decided we would stay for 3 nights to be fully immersed in the place. One advantage of staying for several nights is that you have ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599814433000+0800)/
  • thegeestravel
    thegeestravel
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    Touristy Place

    Located about 25mins from center of Kyoto. A place where a lot of bamboos. Touristy place. We went in around 2pm, where there number of people along the road. I guess it be good to visit early in...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599015362000+0800)/
  • Jodiejones
    Jodiejones
    Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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    Like a dream

    Incredible! Visiting the bamboo grove was by far our favourite day in Kyoto. If you want nice photos I recommend going there very early. We arrived around 6.30am and it was beautiful. There were not t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1598436701000+0800)/

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Introduction

The area along the Kurokawa River, which flows through the western part of Kyoto City, is known as Arashiyama, and is a famous tourist attraction in Kyoto. Arashiyama has be the subject of many poems since ancient times. The cherry blossoms in spring and the red maple in autumn are famous sights. The beautiful scenery of the wild bamboo forest also reveals the unique charm of Kyoto. There are many famous temples and shrines scattered in the scenic area. The Katsuragawa and Togetsukyo Bridges starkly contrast with the mountains that stand behind them.
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