Kyoto 1-Day Tour, Fushimi Inari Shrine,Lunch, Rental kimono,Golden Pavilion, Arashiyama Kimono forest ,Tenryuji temple, Bamboo forest, Togetsu bridge!!! 

Kyoto 1-Day Tour, Fushimi Inari Shrine,Lunch, Rental kimono,Golden Pavilion, Arashiyama Kimono forest ,Tenryuji temple, Bamboo forest, Togetsu bridge!!!

Bamboo forest

Hi I’m Nobu, I like traveling overseas and in Japan, visited 26 countries!

I’m a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter of English for 10 years.

For the people who are interested in and planning trip to Japan ,

I show you hidden local information which you have never seen and heard of through books and ordinary site!

You will find unexpected fun through my articles!

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari shrine
Fushimi Inari shrine

Thus shrine was founded 711.

5 minutes by train from Kyoto Station.

Famous for its 10,000 red torii gates.

This is the setting for the Hollywood movie Memory of a Geisha.

Omokaru-ishi (stone that weighs heavy or light?)

Omokaru stone
Omokaru stone

This is a stone that you lift up after making a wish, and if you feel light, your wish will be granted.

If you feel heavy, you need more effort.



We had lunch at a Japanese western-style restaurant near Kinkakuji Temple.

It was delicious.

Kinkakuji Bell

Golden pavilion belle

When you enter the gate of Kinkakuji ( golden pavilion)Temple, you will see a bell building on your left.

You can toll the bell for 50 yen per time.

Kinkakuji Temple

Golden pavilion
Golden pavilion

This temple of the Rinzai sect was founded in 1397.

It was rebuilt in 1955.

The reflection of Kinkakuji in the pond is beautiful.

Kimono Rental

Kimono rental

Mother changes into kimono and enjoy Arashiyama. 

They also make up mother’s hair.

A Japanese umbrella is used as an accent.

Tea ceremony experience

Tea ceremony

We had a real tea ceremony experience.

We were taught from entering the tea ceremony room, the etiquette of drinking tea, to leaving the room.

Kimono Forest

Kimono forest

At Randen Arashiyama Station, there is an objet d’art called “Kimono Forest” made of kimono fabric.

It is a good place to take pictures.

Tenryuji Temple

Tenryuji temple

Tenryuji Temple was founded in 1343 as a temple of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism.

It is registered as a World Heritage site.
The Japanese garden with a pond is beautiful.

Bamboo forest

Bamboo forest

The bamboo forest can be reached from the exit at the back of Tenryuji Temple.

Bamboos are about 15 to 20 m in height .

They grow densely on both sides, creating a mysterious atmosphere.

Togetsu Bridge

Togetsu bridge
Arashiyama sunset

This 155m bridge is the symbol of Arashiyama.

The atmosphere of the Katsura River and surrounding mountains changes with the seasons.

It’s making a beautiful scenery any time of year you visit.

What do you think? 

Why don’t you come next time?

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