The JR Pass is a special pass available only to those entering Japan on a tourist visa. It allows for unlimited travel around Japan on JR lines usually at a price much less than purchasing individual tickets.
Japan Travel Centre offers a huge selection of cheap flights to Japan. We have direct contracts with many major airlines such as KLM Royal Dutch Airline, Air France, ANA, Japan Airlines, Alitalia, Emirates and many more. Compare and book your flight online in order to get our best deal!
5min walk from Arashiyama station on Keifuku Dentetsu Arashiyama Line
500 yen for garden and additional 100 yen to include the temple.
8.30 ~17.30 (close at 17.00 during winter)
Sagano Bamboo Grove
The path through the grove extends about 100 meters from the north exit of Tenryuji Temple to the Okochi Mountain- Villa and is a must-visit site in Arashiyama: probably one of the most photographed sights in Kyoto.
Togetsu-kyo literally means ‘moon crossing bridge’ and has been a land mark of Arashiyama for over four hundred years.
1 minute walk from Keifuku Railway Arashiyama Station
Sagano Sightseeing Train
Sagano Sightseeing Train also known as the Sagano Romantic Train has been specially designed for sightseeing and runs along the Hozugawa River between Torokko Saga station and Torroko Kameoka station.
Torokko Saga station is next to JR Saga Arashiyama station
Wednesdays, January ~ February
620yen per way
Saihoji temple also known as Kokedera (moss temple) is famous for its moss garden but can only take a limited number of visitors at any one time. Visitors are required to make an advance reservation by email. It is masterpiece of the famous Zen monk Muso Soseki. Through time, mosses gradually covered the entire space. There are believed to be 120 different types of moss found in the garden.