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Togetsukyo, Kyoto
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Designed specifically as an unobtrusive crossing point, Togetsukyo not only spans the river but also offers sweeping views of the lush valley surroundings. Finished in 1934, the bridge features an unassuming and simplistic design of stilts and railings, and draws plenty of visitors thanks to its wide-open panoramas. You can cross the bridge to enjoy the vista, or look down into river waters to spot schools of koi fish. Keep in mind that cars use the bridge as well, so be conscious of traffic while taking photographs. To visit Togetsukyo and other attractions in Kyoto, use our Kyoto travel itinerary maker.
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  • Gateway to Arashiyama. Crowded on Sunday. With cool weather (mist) and autumn foliage, one can come here for memorable photo taking. 
  • Speaking of Arashiyama togetsu-Kyo on here. From Hankyu tenryuji temple or use it. I usually will not bother was crowded when the light.
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  • There were many love stories about Togetsukyo in the past. Currently this landmark was just full of visitors and traffic particularly during festive or weekends. There were many shops around this brid...  more »