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Arashiyama

Arashiyama

4.6/51,292 Reviews
Mountain
Open all day (Local time)
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.
Kamo River

Kamo River

4.5/5403 Reviews
River
Open all day (Local time)
Kamo River is a popular river that flows through the center of Kyoto. Featuring a beautiful landscape with clear water, the river is lined with walking paths and cycling paths, and couples can often be seen snuggled up on the banks as waterfowl play and hunt in the riverbed. It is particularly beautiful in cherry blossom season as the cherry trees on both banks spring into bloom and egrets play in the river. In summer, traditional Kawatoko cuisine at the riverside restaurants gives visitors a rare taste into the life of Kyoto.
Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

4.6/5184 Reviews
Forest
Open all day (Local time)
Visitors to Kyoto have likely heard about Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. The famous bamboo grove is almost otherworldly as visitors pass into the forest with towering bamboo stalks on either side. With a slight breeze, the leaves rustle as the entire forest sways. It’s a magical experience. Access to the bamboo grove is easy from the main street in Arashiyama. There are also are wealth of small shops and things to see in Arashiyama. Truly, no visit to Kyoto would be complete without walking through the bamboo grove. It’s a must-see attraction.
Sanzen-in Temple

Sanzen-in Temple

4.7/5143 Reviews
Temple
Historical Site
Garden
Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Local time)
Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki)

Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki)

4.6/596 Reviews
Garden
Historical Architecture
Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Local time)
Katsura Imperial Villa

Katsura Imperial Villa

4.6/551 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Palace
Garden
Isuien Garden

Isuien Garden

4.5/5108 Reviews
Garden
Monday, Wednesday-Sunday 9:30-16:30; Tuesday break (normal from April to May, October-November), not open at the end of the year (Local time)
Yishui Garden is located on the west side of the South Gate of Dongda Temple, which is famous for its Buddha. It is built along the Jicheng River and is a famous Japanese garden in the ancient capital of Nara. Yishuiyuan consists of two parts, the front garden and the back garden. The tea garden Sanxiu Pavilion with the daylily and the dome is built in the front garden. The back garden is surrounded by the surrounding Ruocao Mountain, Kasuga Mountain and Yugai Mountain. The trees on both sides of the Watt and Dongda Temple on the south gate of Dongda Temple are used as the medium view, and the pool, hill and clear stream are built in the park. Plant a variety of rare wood. The backyard can be said to be a masterpiece that concentrates on the construction techniques of the garden during the Meiji period.
Mt. Wakakusa

Mt. Wakakusa

4.5/5192 Reviews
Mountain
March 3rd Saturday - December 2nd Sunday: 9:00-17:00 (Local time)
If the Caoshan is located near Dongda Temple and Kasuga Taisha, visitors can climb during the Spring Festival and autumn. You can see the scenery of Nara by climbing the upper mountainside. At the top of the mountain, there is a sacred tomb in the front and a round, and you can stand on the top of the mountain at night to enjoy the night view of Nara. If the famous activity of Caoshan is the Ruocao Mountain, it is a traditional event in which fireworks and fire-burning mountains are held in January each year.
Okochi Sanso

Okochi Sanso

4.6/5101 Reviews
Garden
9:00-17:00 (Local time)
Saihoji Temple

Saihoji Temple

4.5/570 Reviews
Temple
Garden