Kyoto was the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years until Tokyo became the new capital in 1868. It means, the political center moved to Tokyo. However, the center of Japanese traditional culture is still Kyoto.
Especially, Arashiyama is one of the most scenic cities in Kyoto. It is also known as an important historical area where ancient court nobles loved to visit.
We Togetsu Tei are in the beautiful location. You can see different colors in every season. Cherry blossom trees in spring, Fresh green leaves in summer, Colorful leaves in autumn and a desolate winter scene has a charm of its own. There are not only Togetsu-kyo Bridge and Ohi-gawa River. There are also a lot of famous temples and shrines like Tenryuji Temple which is UNESCO World Heritage.
The single word “Sightseeing in Arashiyama” covers a lot of genres which are visiting historical place, eating traditional food, taking a boat or romantic train and so on. You can not do them all in one day.
If you stay Togetsu Tei, you will just forget daily life. Please enjoy taking Arashiyama Onsen(hot spring) and having Kyo-ryori which is one of the most traditional Japanese cuisine. Arashiyama Onsen effects health benefits a lot and Kyo-ryori is UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. You must be able to make wonderful memories by Japanese cultural e experience and Japanese hospitality called Omotenashi.