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Kyoto Sagano Walk & Bamboo Forest

#49 of 253 Tours in Kyoto
Kyoto, Japan
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About Kyoto Sagano Walk & Bamboo Forest
It is a walking tour in English! With just a 20 min. ride from Kyoto station, you can slip back into the scenery of 400 years past. Do join us and discover another charm in Kyoto! Reservation is needed. Just come to JR Saga Arashiyama Station by 10am on Thursday! Walking Tour Every Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-13:00 (3 hours) Tour Fee 4,000 yen / Person Free / Child accompanited by adult No reservation needed. 10:00 JR Saga Arashiyama station (Meeting place) Take local bus to the foot of Mt. Atago Visit Otagi temple with 1200 stone statues Town preservation area Bamboo Forest Nonomiya Shrine For further info please check out the URL.
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Judy H wrote a review Mar 2020
Murrieta, California392 contributions37 helpful votes
Walking through the bamboo forest is pretty awesome. The tall bamboo on both sides of the walkway are beautiful to look at and take great pictures.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Tiffany B. wrote a review Dec 2019
Funabashi, Japan36 contributions1 helpful vote
The bamboo itself was breathtaking and the sights will give great photo opportunities. However, try to go early or later in the day because it gets VERY crowded and the people will definitely ruin the experience.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Wingfield73 wrote a review Dec 2019
Chiang Mai, Thailand677 contributions152 helpful votes
The bamboo forest, on the edge of the city, is a delight. Even with lots of tourists, the cathedral-like atmosphere of the soaring bamboo trunks is maintained. Be careful of the slightly agressive rickshaw pullers. Allow an hour.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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leanneandtony wrote a review Nov 2019
Cairns, Australia474 contributions199 helpful votes
Not a great sight. Too many people on the walk through the bamboo. The walk itself is rather short and not what you would call surreal and tranquil with trains very close by. We found a little coffee shop/dolls museum. Good coffee and quiet. Met the owner who made the dolls. Lovely older person. Go have a look at the dolls and have a coffee and cake. The town was packed with tourists. It was not enjoyable. Prices were expensive.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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marmie1a wrote a review Nov 2019
Crown Point, Indiana138 contributions29 helpful votes
Loved the forest...not so much all the people. The gardens within the forest were especially lovely. You have to pay about 500 yen but it is well worth it. You have tea and biscuit and then wander through the lovely garden. Vistas were great.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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