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Sagano

Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385, Kyoto Prefecture
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Arashiyama and Sagano Walking Food Tour
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Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
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"bamboo forest"
in 121 reviews
"tenryuji temple"
in 21 reviews
"saga arashiyama"
in 6 reviews
"early in the morning"
in 15 reviews
"arashiyama station"
in 8 reviews
"nice walk"
in 10 reviews
"train ride"
in 5 reviews
"downtown kyoto"
in 4 reviews
"togetsukyo bridge"
in 4 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 5 reviews
"long walk"
in 6 reviews
"avoid the crowds"
in 5 reviews
"taking photos"
in 4 reviews
"unique experience"
in 4 reviews
"monkey park"
in 7 reviews
"grove"
in 31 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Walking through a bamboo forest is a quite different experience than a normal forest, with nearly all the trees being bamboo with very tall thin trunks and no branches. It is very touristy, however, with the walkways packed with visitors which lessens the natural atmosphere...More

Thank BarkCat
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The landscape of this place is well kept. It has walkways and very photogenic place. Easy to reach from the Saga Arashiyama station within 15mins. Be warned that this placed is packed with tourists from early in the morning. As another option, you can also...More

Thank Akmar A
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The Bamboo Forest is a must for all travellers visiting Kyoto. We were taken around in rickshaws driven by very courteous young men who spoke very good English. Rickshaws had blankets and heat pads to warm us against the cold winds. Thousands of bamboo trees...More

Thank Nancy B
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

In order to hear the magical sound of the bamboo rustling against each other, one must arrive before the masses. Additionally make sure that you go and see the other grove which does not appear on the maps at Arashiyama but is on the one...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Sagano and Arashiyama are beautiful country side neighborhoods adjacent to each other and should be is visited as a whole. In a sense they are synonymous with one another and for simplicity, the whole area is often referred as just Arashiyama. While arguably the most...More

Thank iluv2eatntravel
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

You see some great pictures of the bamboo grove on the internet but once there it’s a real disappointment, the bamboo grove is only a short walk, full of tourists which meant you can’t get a decent picture.

1  Thank V_roks
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We loved it there, but wished more clear signs or map sign of the area. I am sure it would have been more serene if there were not many tourists.,, however it was a good walk from Arashiyama.

Thank Drttavel
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

This place is a very popular tourist attraction and it gets very crowded as a result. It is a very scenic place to visit.

Thank PlanetOz
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Terrible is the word, this time. Weather-wise, it was all overcast and wet, not good for an outdoor trip. Scenic-wise, the Bamboo Grove just had a good beating from the recent typhoon blast, leaving nothing much for the camera. In all, a terrible trip. The...More

Thank Henry L
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

There are many people walking along the path that is surrounded by bamboo after bamboo trees. Come early and enjoy the walk. Don’t be negative about the bitumen path, the annoying tourists. Instead, Immerse yourself in this nature surrounding. And be amazed.

1  Thank Itravel0ne
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Stava77
24 June 2017|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 15 min fit hiker time. The way is marked. Walk out of the station to main road turn left and keep walking till you can see the railroad crossing and turn left. You walk about 7 min to where you see some stores... More
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jgpo625
26 February 2017|
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Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
Start your trip from Osaka by taking JR train to Kyoto. Then take the local JR train (Sanin line) from Kyoto station to Saga Arashiyama station. The train ride from Kyoto will be approximately less than 30 minutes depending... More
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hmsia
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Response from Khiam Yeong H | Reviewed this property |
See my photos when it comes out.
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