- ★ ミシュラングリーンガイド 一ツ星
Arashi-yama is located western side of Kyoto, surrounding Togetsu-kyo which means ‘moon crossing bridge. This place is designated as national historical landmark and scenic spot.
Cherry blossoms in spring, maple trees in autumn. It changes its face according to seasons. For that reason this is regarded as perfect place for Hanami which is general Japanese custom, enjoying cherry blossoms in spring.
Also Arashi-yama is well known as the end of Hozuriver.
Part of river including Togetsu-kyo is called Oiriver. The down part of river is called Katsura.
It may seem wooden bridge, but actually it is made from reinforced concrete in order to make cars possible to cross the bridge.
You may see man-pulled cars going around and lots of souvenir shops are welcoming visitors along the river. This place is also one of hot tourism spot.
- Other Names
- Arashiyama Park
- Arashiyama, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-City
- Cultural Properties
National Heirloom, Historic Place, Beauty Spot
Municipal Arashiyama Sightseeing Parking
Space for 105 Cars / 37 Buses are available
Admission : 800 Yen / one time for Cars, 2,500 Yen / one time for Buses
Hankyu Arashiyama Parking
Space for 160 Car / some Buses are available
Admission : 1,000 Yen / one time for Car, 2,500 Yen / one time for Buses
- Access Guide
Get off at Arashiyama Station of Hankyu-Arashiyama Line and approx. 5 minutes walk to reach the park mentioned.
Get off at Arashiyma Station of Keifuku Electric Rail Way, Arashiyama Line and approx. 5 minutes walk to reach the park mentioned
Approx. 15 minutes drive from the Mizukake Interchange of Kyoto Jyukan-do Expressway
Approx. 40 minutes drive from the Kyoto Minami Interchange of Meishin Expressway