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Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, 616-0007
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About Arashiyama

The area along the Kurokawa River, which flows through the western part of Kyoto City, is known as Arashiyama, and is a famous tourist attraction in Kyoto. Arashiyama has be the subject of many poems since ancient times. The cherry blossoms in spring and the red maple in autumn are famous sights. The beautiful scenery of the wild bamboo forest also reveals the unique charm of Kyoto. There are many famous temples and shrines scattered in the scenic area. The Katsuragawa and Togetsukyo Bridges starkly contrast with the mountains that stand behind them.
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Getting Around

By Subway; Take the JR Sagano (San-in Line) and get off at Saga-Arashiyama Station.
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Helpful Information

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.
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Special Events

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.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Arashiyama Genrokuzancho, Ukyō-ku, Kyoto
Top recommendations for the best restaurants near Arashiyama are: Unagiya Hirokawa, Momi-Cafe, Otsuka, Cafe De Salan, Le Plat Plus
These are the places that you must visit near Arashiyama: Okochi Sanso, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Kyoto Sup Trip, Mikami Shrine, Hogonin

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