For centuries a source of respite and escape, Arashiyama offers a glimpse of natural beauty outside of Kyoto. The district has a variety of outdoor activities: visit the Japanese macaques in the monkey park, or take a rowboat out onto the lake. Don't miss the bamboo grove, a gentle uphill trail through densely packed stalks, ending at a historic imperial villa and its surrounding landscaped gardens. To find out how to plan a trip to Kyoto, use our trip itinerary maker.
Tours To Arashiyama
Kyoto Rickshaw Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $46
Duration: 30 to 180 minutes
Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $136
Duration: 9 to 11 hours
Arashiyama Morning Walking Tour, Bamboo Grove and Tenryuji, Jojakkoji,Togetsukyo BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $84
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
I had high expectations visiting the infamous bamboo forest. While the sights were nice, I was surprised to see it was just a small portion. Quite difficult to get pictures since there is high... more »
i've seen here many traditional gown they wore in japan "kemono" beatiful season to visit the are . . japan never fails to expect the best. .. more »
This is one of my best tour ever, Since i love nature. The place is cool , I was amazed by the gardens... Bamboo forest, really beautiful. The swing of the bamboos are so relaxing to the ear...
Very popular tourist place on the outskirts of Kyoto but well worth a visit. Try going during fall when you can see autumn leave cookouts rivaling that of Vermont. I loved the traditional kimonos that so many visitors wore.
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