Arashiyama is an outlying western district of Kyoto which is one of our favourite places in Japan. It is one of those places that are filled with various sightseeing attractions from wildlife such as viewing wild monkeys in the mountainside surrounding the area, to cormorant fishing on traditional boats. The various temples, the bamboo forests and the charming lane way of traditional buildings far from the touristy area make for a great day of exploring this area. Follow our itinerary as we show you how to enjoy this traditional district.
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