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Bamboo Forest Street

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Bamboo Forest Street

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This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most beautiful and historical cities in Japan, Kyoto. Two friendly hosts will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Kyoto and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking.<br>We'll send you Zoom URL invitation a few hours before the tour.
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Daniel M wrote a review Dec 2020
Kyoto, Japan37 contributions7 helpful votes
Lots and lots of tourists come to the bamboo forest and it's too crowded. Quite apart from that, there's nothing in the bamboo forest that is particularly interesting or couldn't be found elsewhere- and it's full of mosquitoes. I would only go here to post on Instagram. I would recommend skipping over the ridge and enjoying Kiyotaki river in a genuine forest, with very few tourists.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Della G wrote a review Aug 2020
Coquitlam, Canada808 contributions309 helpful votes
Very much a magical experience travelling through this pathway between the towering bamboo forest. Much more serene experience visiting in the early morning or early evening. Don`t go on weekends when families and locals come out in droves.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Ed H wrote a review Aug 2020
Ontario, California123 contributions22 helpful votes
Another hidden gem in the outskirts of Kyoto. A definite must after the Hozugawa River Boat Ride. Although it's a short trail, you can enjoy the Bamboo Forest during the day or at night, just about sunset. Once it turns pitch-black there is an eerie, scary feeling. But not to worry, it is totally safe. I know there are guides that charge a large sum of money to take you there, but you can do this on your own for free. You might also want to try the Kimono Forest and hot foot spa just a few minutes away. Our visit was before the pandemic so masks and hand sanitizers were not required.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Steph & Dan wrote a review Mar 2020
49 contributions5 helpful votes
Overall, we enjoyed the bamboo grove and would recommend a visit. HOWEVER, be aware that all these photos are pretty much what you will see. The path in the forest is short. You get to the end and think there must be more, but there isn't. So just know this ahead of time, and really take it all in from the moment you step foot into it. Take a photo or two, but not too many, because by the time you finally look up to take it in, it'll all be over. And it's is a very majestic sight to see - maybe walk it a few times to take it all in. ;)
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Date of experience: February 2020
Sheen W wrote a review Mar 2020
Bridport, United Kingdom300 contributions108 helpful votes
The only good??thing to have out of the Corona virus is that this place was practically empty so enjoyed peaceful stroll and human free photos
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Date of experience: March 2020
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