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Arashiyama

Address: Togetsukyo, Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8383, Kyoto Prefecture
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Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking Tour
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Ranked #18 of 92 Activities in Kyoto
Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Arashiyama is a small town on the Oi River. Its moon-crossing bridge...
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Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A little town in kyoto which have beautiful scenery and don't miss the bamboo forest ! It was really beautiful .. We enjoy our day there

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Kuala Lumpur
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A very beautiful place with lots of opportunity for great photographs! A good place to visit if you like taking a leisurely stroll. There are lots of other things to do around the area. We continued walking on after the bamboo forest and we saw parks... a river... shops.... restaurants. We ended our trip with a ride on the steam... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

First things first, when you arrive at the Path of the Bamboo, don't be fooled! The beginning of the walk is NOT THE REAL BAMBOO FOREST! I was so disappointed when I saw it thinking that is all to it :( But just walk further and deeper into the end and turn left. There will be a short path with... More 

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Perth, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great Bamboo grove to visit, other sites available as well to pay entry into, Beautiful place to walk around plus you ca use your JP rail pass to get here

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Jindabyne, Australia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
26 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was thinking bamboo- 'that damn stuff that keeps sprouting in my garden' but this little walk is very beautiful. Great photo opportunities along the way. My kids really enjoyed this outing on a lazy day in Kyoto and there are plenty of eateries at the entrance to this walk. We ate at the very first one that serves meals... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We visited in winter so unfortunately missed the romantic train as it didn't run. Even then, it was well worth the trip. Very zen and relaxing.

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Toronto, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

If you've never seen bamboo live, it's worth the visit. Just be mindful it can be difficult to get a picture without people.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The scenery is great during Cherry Blossom but thousand of people will be there too. So be there early may help. Don't miss the romantic train during this season, you won't regret it.

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Okinawa-shi, Okinawa, Japan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is filled with wonder! Very ZEN!!! As you walk along the path with the skyhigh bamboo surrounding, you are filled with a sense of peace and fulfillment. Definitely recommend!

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New Delhi, India
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Its a short train ride from Kyoto station. The place has a small-town feeling. The bamboo path is a good photo opportunity, and that's it. Not much to see there. The walk along the temples is quite interesting because the farther one goes, it becomes less and less crowded. It was wonderful to walk almost alone in midst of blooming... More 

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