Aug. 10, 2017 UPDATE

Ultimate Arashiyama guide for beginners

Arashiyama is one of the most famous sightseeing areas in Kyoto. The mountains and the Bamboo Grove, the temples and shrines… there is a lot to see, and it may be hard to decide where to go to. Here you have a classic half-day itinerary for Arashiyama plus some places for those who are feeling more adventurous!
Part 1First time in Arashiyama? Go here!
If it’s your first time in Arashiyama, you have to read this article! Here you have the best way to go to all of the classic sights in Arashiyama, all by one of the most experienced …
Part 2First time in Arashiyama? Go here! (Second part)
In part two we take off from where part one left us! Time to go to some spots you just can’t leave out if you are going to …
Part 3A guide for those who want to enjoy the nature and activities of Arashiyama even more
In parts one and two you got to know about the basic Arashiyama travel plan for beginners, but in this part, we are going to get to know about even more exciting places in Arashiyama …
Part 4Tranquility of the temples; a pilgrimage into nature
When talking of the shrines and temples of Arashiyama, I’m pretty sure that the World Heritage Site of Tenryu-ji Temple and the small shrine by the Bamboo Grove are what first pop into your mind. But there are many other temples in Arashiyama, and many of these are located …
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