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What is Arashiyama Park
Arashiyama Park is a prefectural park located in the scenic Arashiyama district of Kyoto and encompasses both sides of the Togetsukyou Bridge which crosses over the Katsuragawa River. It is surrounded by Kameyama-chiku (District), Nakanoshima-chiku and Rinsenji-chiku. At Kameyama-chiku on the southeast side of Ogurayama Mountain, cherry and maple is planted in the forest of red pine and it has become a natural forest full of mountain azalea. To the west, is a scenic overlook of Hodukyou Ravine, to the east is Emperor Gosaga and three succeeding Emperors’ cremation mound.
Nakanoshima-chiku was developed on the sandbank of Katsura-gawa River and is famous for cherry blossoms. The area is visited by many tourist during cherry blossom viewing season. On the opposite side, in Rinsenji-chiku, old red pine has been planted and it is a great place to view Togetsukyou Bridge with Arashiyama in the background.
5 minute walk from the Arashiyama Station on the Hankyu Railway. 5 minute walk from the Arashiyama Station on the Keifuku Railway.
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Description: Arashiyama Park
|Sights||Arashiyama Park (嵐山公園)|
Saga Nakano shima-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 075-701-0124 / Fax: 075-701-0104|
|Closed dates||7 days open|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|
Map: Arashiyama Park