Garden in Arashiyama, Kyoto
9am - 5pm
Allow 90 minutes
No regular closing days
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Updated 16 November 2019
An incredible villa set in extensive gardens, formerly the estate of a famous actor. Arguably one of the finest residences to visit in Kyoto, even considering the Imperial Palace.
One of the finest gardens in Kyoto, and stunning mountain backdrop, makes the Tenryu-ji Temple the must-see attraction in Arashiyama. A World Heritage Site.
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A beautiful public park overlooking the Katsura River, Arashiyama, and out to Kyoto. An excellent spot for viewing cherry-blossoms, or the changing autumn. colours.
Described as “otherworldly” and “serene”, walking paths wind through groves of tall bamboo.
Kinkakuji - The Golden Pavilion - is Kyoto’s most iconic World Heritage site. A Zen temple covered with gold leaf set in beautiful traditional garden.
Kiyomizudera is the most famous and celebrated of all Kyoto’s temples, and for good reason! A designated National Treasure and World Heritage site, this beautiful temple has stunning views, and a rich history back to the 8th century.
A well maintained museum about Nishijin’s weaving history, set in a beautifully restored timber workshop.