Arashiyama Bamboo Groves in Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto Sagano Walk & Bamboo Forest or Arashiyama Bamboo Groves located at Arashiyama, Kyoto of Japan. Arashiyama is a western suburb of Kyoto, Japan. The area is mountainous with the Ooi River. The scenery is beautiful and attracts many tourists.
Bamboo Forest or Arashiyama Bamboo Grove or Sagano Bamboo Forest, is a natural forest of bamboo located in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. The forest on two sides as a tunnel to pass. It has been planted since the Heian period or more than a thousand years ago. This forest use decorating the garden and admire the beauty and use to heal the minds of ancient times. When entering the bamboo forest. The natural breeze that affects bamboo leaves. This forest with green color and refreshing along the way. It’s just a small route. A few hundred meters distance between the shrines.
In addition, Bamboo Forest Arashiyama or bamboo forest Saga (嵯峨野 竹林, Saga no Ginger) is a small walk through the middle of the bamboo forest along the 500-meter path to the strange and accessible. The nearby area will be a local shop, such as bamboo baskets, cups, boxes. Or a shirt made from bamboo. A local traditional shop.
How to get there:
- From Osaka, take the Hankyu Line Kyoto Line: At Hankyu-Umeda Station (Osaka), take the Katsura Station and take the Hankyu Arashiyama Line to Arashiyama Station (Arashiyama), the last station of the line.
- Train: from Kyoto
1) JR West Train: From Kyoto Station, take the Arashiyama Line (Arashiyama Line) to JR Saga-Arashiyama Station.
2) Keifuku Electric Railroad Train: Take a tram ride from Kyoto. Arrive at Arashiyama Station (Arashiyama)
- Kyoto Bus: There are several bus lines from Kyoto. (Depending on the point of the car) to the bus stop. Arashiyama (Arashiyama)