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Arashiyama Station Hannari Hokkori Square

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20-2 Sagatenryuji Tsukurimicchicho Ukyoku, Kyoto 616-8384, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As mentioned about the Town itself which is frequented mainly by tourists, there are some locals as well and this is the place to mix with them as well This is an unusual station as it also has the ‘Kimono Forest’ which shows off the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank badmintontim
Reviewed November 17, 2018

The small train station is located in the center of the town. There are many souvenir shops and eating houses inside. Particularly there is a "kimono alley" by the side of the train tracks for viewing by tourists. Really a lovely place welcome by tourists.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

I don’t normally review a train station, but as you leave the station on the left hand side near the exit you will see a hot food stand. TRY THE PORK DUMPLINGS ! Holy Christ are they good! And I’m not a dumpling person !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oceanus_x
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

The station was visit at noon as it was the cherry blossom season. There are some shops selling food, snacks, etc, near the entrance to this station. There is also a information office here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is a small train/tram station. It is surrounded by lots of shops as well as a "kimono alley" which is very pretty.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we came here on a Saturday (but I can imagine it's the same on any day), the place was packed with tourists and visitors... But nevertheless it was nice to see the town and the surrounds whilst we were in the area.. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

I had my head buried in a guidebook, reading about my destination — Tenryu-Ji Temple— when admiring exclamations filled the Randen Railway car. It had entered Arashiyama Station, the end stop for the temple, and an amazing kimono forest greeted passengers. Hundreds of cylinder-shaped poles,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rumples
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

It is s small train station but well decorated with many different kimono stands which make it stand out. There are a few shops and we have our breakfast at Tully cafe.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Itravel0ne
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This place is kind of a tourist trap. Things are more expensive and provides nothing interesting or worth buying. The fish/prawn or whatever fried cakes they offer is horrible. Don't buy.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MaximusCruiser
Reviewed April 20, 2017

this handy little train station has one feature most haven't talked about...benches. It was good to sit down for a moment. There are lots of little restaurants in here, and shops. The cute little purple train will take you back towards the JR line, or...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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