Arashiyama Bamboo Groves

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Arashiyama Bamboo Groves
Photo by Ludovic Lubeigt via Flickr

A day in Kyoto’s Arashiyama District is not complete without a walk through the bamboo groves. Winding paths cut their way through a dream-like landscape and looking up you’ll see stalks gently swaying in the breeze. Photographers can find the groves to be a challenge. A lot of people and lack of light can be frustrating for those of us looking for the perfect shot. You’ll want to bring a tripod and walk to the very end of the path where there are fewer tourists.

Bamboo Stalks


How to get there:

From Kyoto Station, I would recommend taking the JR Sagano (Rapid Service) Line.  A one-way ticket to Saga-Arashiyama Station costs 240 yen and takes approximately 15 minutes.  


Thank you for reading PiccaPixel’s summary of the Arashiyama Bamboo Groves. Be sure to check out my Kyoto City Guide and Japan Travel Guide.

Kyoto Bamboo Groves

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