A Morning Walk Around Arashiyama

Kyoto, Japan

The Facts

  • Start or End: Loop walk. Start and end at the Saga-Arashiyama Train Station (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 6.5km (4.0mi) in about 2hr
  • Grade: Easy. Mostly flat and either paved or easy gravel paths. A few small hills in Arashiyama Park.
  • Date Walked: 25th of November 2014

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The Story

Towering bamboo groves and the most spectacular autumn foliage I have ever seen. A story of waking up early to miss the crowds and enjoy one of Kyoto's most photogenic areas.

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