Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

Located in Western Kyoto city, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest is a popular destination among locals and foreigners alike. Thousands of bamboo stalks have grown to enormous heights, which create one of Kyoto’s most scenic destinations, attracting photographers from all around the world. 

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, like the Kinkaku-ji and Fushimi-inari Taisha, are some of the most Iconic sites in Kyoto, more than likely, if you ask anyone who has been to Japan to list something they did in Kyoto, they will say they visited at least one of those attractions listed above.

The forest is a great place to unwind and relax a short time, as the walk is peaceful and easy enough for most people to do. 

Admission & Hours

  • 24/7
  • Free



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