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Sagano, Kyoto
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The well established and otherworldly bamboo grove of Sagano conjures images of myth and legend, towering high above your head and splintering the sunlight. Along with the mesmerizing grove (also voted one of the 100 best soundscapes in the world), you'll find picturesque temple buildings to explore, reputedly aiding worshippers in fertility. Explore on foot, by bike, or by rickshaw, or step on board the celebrated scenic train ride--and don't forget your camera for the very photogenic atmosphere. The attraction can get busy, however, so consider arriving early to get a full experience. Work out when and for how long to visit Sagano and other Kyoto attractions using our handy Kyoto vacation builder.
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  • 嵐山竹林滿佈高高的竹樹,清新脱俗,日間已令人眼界大開,碰巧遇到12月的竹林開燈,整個竹林在晚間亮起燈來,竹林小徑上放置了花燈,美麗無比,沿著花燈道都是人頭湧湧,很高興此行遇上開燈的一刻。 
  • A train ride or bus ride from Kyoto station is not far, yet you are in for a new experience, hill with beautiful trees and brook following by, walking about or take a mini train to discover more than ...  more »
  • We have visited the bamboo forest in Sagano early and thus there was not much travelers there except a few pairs of visitors taking wedding photos. A nice scenery around particularly when you snapshot...  more »
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  • The food is amazing here. Yes, they are expensive. But worth every single yen. It was for me, some of the best Japanese cuisine I have had in a long time. I look forward to eating here in the future.