Arashiyama, City of Kyoto (嵐山)

Arashiyama is one of the most popular and wellknown sightseeing spots in Kyoto.

What’s special in Arashiyama? 

— Each season has different scenery.

—There are many souvenir shops and places to eat along the path.

—There are plenty of places to explore by walking around

—Easy access to get to Arashiyama. (JR Kyoto station →Saga Aarashiyama/17 minutes)

A little off the main street, along the river

Observation spot from the hill (Northwest of Arashiyama)

The bamboo forest path

Tenryu-ji Temple (天龍寺)

Spacious garden

Looking out over the temple from a little hill in the area (Tenryu-ji)

In weekends and in holiday season, there are almost TOO MANY people in Arashiyama.

When you travel around Kyoto, I strongly recommend you to go to popular places in the early morning.