It is usually recommended to arrange and purchase Sagano Scenic Railway tickets in advance, especially during the tourist seasons when there is limited vacancy. There are many specialty, dessert and barbecue shops and stands that can be found near the Togetsukyo Bridge. The entire town is a great place for place for shopping and eating. There are also several hiking tours in Arashiyama which are provided on the website for the Hankyu Railway.
The town Arashiyama is most attractive during the pink cherry blossom and red maple seasons. It is a photographer’s dream during these times. Togetsukyo moon Bridge is a famous landmark in Arashiyama, the bridge has a maintained wooden structure. During the wintertime the bridge is a glistening gem for the Hanatoro illumination, when lanterns line all of the streets. Arashiyama hosts several temples, including the Tenryuji Temple for academic success and the Nonomiya Shrine for marriage. A stroll through the Bamboo Groves gives the opportunity to enjoy the nature preserve. The grove is also surrounded by lanterns during Hanatoro illumination. With so much to do in this town, save room in your schedule to take a bike or a ride on the Sagano Scenic Railway. Even more impressive, you can see the scenery of the Hozugawa River by boat that drifts among the canyons.