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Arashiyama Park, Kameyama Area

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Less touristic

If you have visited Tenyuji Temple and the bamboo forest, go here to escape from all the tourists... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Frank v
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Den Dolder, The Netherlands
Amazing view

By coincidence we went up here and didn’t regret it. Just ten minutes walking from the overcrowded... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
TravelDNA
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

This attraction only cost about $7 Australian and was well worth it - we did the steep walk up the mountain then had a fun time feeding and watching the monkeys - lots of great photo opportunities.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

The view from the peak of the park was fantastic. I visited there in early December and saw the red maple leaves decorated the mountains. No matter how many tourists wandering in the famous bamboo forest, this spot is always calm and refreshing. Easy access...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

If you have visited Tenyuji Temple and the bamboo forest, go here to escape from all the tourists and enjoy some nice views in this park. Also the view from height over the river valley is wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank v
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

By coincidence we went up here and didn’t regret it. Just ten minutes walking from the overcrowded bamboo forest you will find this park which has an amazing view over the valley. You have to walk up for only five minutes but it’s definitely worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

Arashiyama Park comes in two parts: the Kameyama area on the north side of the Katsura River and the Nakanoshima area that is actually an island crossed by the Togetsukyo Bridge. The Kameyama area is easily approached from the walk that runs along the north...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

I would highly recommend exploring the park together with the Bamboo Forest as they are situated next to each other. While Bamboo Forest is the more known attraction the Arashiyama Park offers a longer stroll, relaxation, good view of the river and excellent coffee shop...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

After walking through the Bamboo Forest. The path through there will take you into this park. This park is large but nice to just stroll, relax, & just take it easy.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Passed through here from Togetsu-kyo towards the Torokko-Arashiyama scenic railway station. The place is quite pleasant, with a somewhat undulating green landscape. There is an interesting stone tablet inscribed with a poem by the Chinese premier Zhou En Lai.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank WengKeeLeong
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Not many tourists here compared to the bamboo forest. Nice for a little stroll and a picnic. Nice views on the river.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CoisDeZweed
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We stumbled into this area after exiting the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, and did a little stroll here. Like past reviewers have said, there isn’t really anything special here or anything, but I did enjoy strolling through the garden, which was rather serene and has...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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