nonomiya jinja

Nonomiya-jinja Shrine/ Kyoto

A small shrine with a unique black torii-gate has a great reputation for women. It will be an interesting stop along the Arashiyama bamboo grove walking path.

saiho-ji temple

Saiho-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Saiho-ji Temple, commonly known as Koke-dera in the Arashiyama area offers a stunning Japanese garden. It’s hard to believe that moss can be a reason to visit.

gio-ji temple

Gio-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Gio-ji「祇王寺」, a quiet sub-temple of Daikaku-ji Temple is located to the north of Arashiyama, in the Sagano area of Kyoto. The temple is surrounded by trees and moss green gardens, to offer tranquility.

senko-ji temple

Senko-ji 「千光寺」/ Kyoto

Senko-ji, a small zen temple, located on the Arashiyama mountainside that offers a panoramic view of the city of Kyoto, and some peace and quiet.

sagano scenic train

The Sagano Scenic Railway/ Kyoto

The Sagano scenic train runs along the Hozugawa river to offer breathtaking landscapes. Passengers can enjoy the scenic beauty of cherry blossoms, red maple trees.

arashiyama sakura

Arashiyama 「嵐山」/ Kyoto

Arashiyama is a very popular tourist site in Kyoto, nature and temples make up beautiful scenery, particularly during the cherry blossom and autumn color seasons.