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Address: Togetsukyo, Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8383, Kyoto Prefecture
Description: Arashiyama is a small town on the Oi River. Its moon-crossing bridge...
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 Walk!

Very quiet place. Nice to spend a few hours when in Kyoto. Nice walk through the bamboo forest. Lost of nice places to eat and a few shrines also that you can visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Very quiet place. Nice to spend a few hours when in Kyoto. Nice walk through the bamboo forest. Lost of nice places to eat and a few shrines also that you can visit.

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Goa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

arashiyama is a district located on the outskirts,a beautiful quiet place.walk in the scenic bamboo forest makes your visit worthwhile. great place to get pictures. shopping for local produce and restaurants around.much recommended place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We spent a memorable day here with our local friends from Kyoto. We had a tasty shoyu ramen luncheon along the river; then hiked up to the Monkey Park. While it was not an easy climb, it was worth it to see the macaq monkeys and to get a panoramic view of the area. Afterwards, we returned to the main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Arashiyama district of Kyoto is a the outer most border of the city. It is like a country setting. Quieter and a slower pace. I loved it! It has the natural beauty with less hustle an d bustle of downtown Kyoto. I highly recommend this area if you love a slower pace, nature but still want to see shrines,... More 

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johor bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Arashi=storm in japanese, Yama=mountain. While commonly known for the bamboo forest, lets get this straight Arashiyama is a district in kyoto comprising of places of scenic beauty the likes of Tenryuji temple, monkey park, shrines, temples and gardens. Expect to spend a full day here to absorb on what Kyoto's best has to offer. Yes hands down beating the temples... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the green Bamboo forest. it's unique. Nice place for photo taking. Be prepared to walk. If travel in the afternoon bring enough water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This little quaint town has so much to offer - from the world-famous bamboo path, to the gorgeous gardens and the beautiful river. We were fortunate to visit Japan during the cherry-blossom festival and just about everything seemed to be covered in the delicate pink petals, almost making it seem like snow! Arashiyama is a must visit from Kyoto -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When we first came across Arashiyama, we imagined that it would literally be a forest of Bamboo. But it's really just a short path with a lot of bamboo growing on either side. The path is also no where near as empty as all the pictures depict - at least during summer it's not - it's actually quite crowded. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is one of Arashiyama check point. With the bamboo forest, you can feel the touch of the nature. Please visit here in the morning to avoid so many tourists. It's not a long walk and big as expected and there are local handicraft stores and nice cafe near the exit of the forest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the second time I've been to arashiyama, it was during the Sakura season and we bikes from Kyoto to arashiyama which is the best thing I've done in Kyoto so far. We arrive late afternoon where not many tourist around, so we've got our private viewing of the amazing bamboo forest and also the Sakura along the river.... More 

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Address: Togetsukyo, Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8383, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto

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