Dec/13 - 22, 2019 Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro

Sightseeing information about Dec/13 - 22, 2019 Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro in Japan.

Dec/13 - 22, 2019 Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro (Light Festival)3.5

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 from 12/13 '19 to 12/22 '19


In Arashiyama area in Kyoto, places including a number of streets, Togetsukyo Bridge, some temples,shrine,bamboo forest, and more is beautifully illuminated with open-air lanterns. 5-km route will be lit by about 2,500 lanterns and flower arrangements.
Some temples and shrines are opened until night, it is great chance to explore the night of Kyoto.

Special Exhibition and Lit-up : Nisonin Temple, Rakushisha, Jojakkoji Temple, Nomiya Shrine, Okochi Sanso, Tenryuji Temple(only special exhibition), Hogonin Temple, Horinji Temple, Shigureden

Dates: December 13 - 22
Hours: 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Access: Saga-Arashiyama Station on JR Sagano Line, Arashiyama Station on Arashiyama Line

Purposeshould go,easily accessible,,spiritual places,world heritage,night view,nature,women,mountain climbing,Japanese resort,shrine/temple,autumn foliage,sightseeing
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5.02 months ago

This is an awesome experience!

The bamboo forest is quite incredible, although very busy. Would advise going very early if you want to get any good photos without lots of other people.

The monkey park is a fair hike up the hill but worth it. You can feed them and they're everywhere.

There was also a garden park area; very pretty and the ticket included a green matcha tea which was very nice.

The hiking trails give excellent views - overall Arashiyama is a must-see for anyone traveling in Kyoto.

5.0a month ago

A beautiful place to relax and unwind. The sound of the flowing river, the view of the area and the people around just gives a vibe of tranquility and joy. A place for picnics, meditation, and rest.

5.0in the last week

Love the natural beauty around it. Lot more to see and play, very long walk through out the whole park.

5.0in the last week

Do not miss this part of Kyoto. Too much details. 1 - 2 hours research needed. Book a room in the area for one night preferably. Even more for passionate travelers.

5.0in the last week

Beautiful, really enjoyed the bamboo forest and the monkey park. Son was happy with the day, definite thumbs up for young families.