Kyoto - Arashiyama & Sagano (Chapter)
This is the Arashiyama & Sagano chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kyoto guidebook.
Arashiyama and Sagano, two adjoining neighbourhoods at the base of Kyoto’s western mountains, form the city’s second-most-popular sightseeing district. Foreign and domestic tourists flock here to see Tenryū-ji, a temples with a stunning mountain backdrop, and the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. There are also several small temples and a fine hilltop villa.
- walk through the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
- hike up to the moss garden at Giō-ji
- visit with our simian cousins at Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Neighbourhood Walk, and Eating.
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