A Day Trip to Arashiyama

It was my last day in Kyoto and I decided to take the short trip to Arashiyama. Located in the outskirts of western Kyoto, it has temples, shrines, old-style shops, Sogenchi Garden, wooden bridges, and the famous Bamboo Forest. Arashiyama is a nationally designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty.

There are plenty of shops, food vendors, and restaurants along the streets of Arashiyama as well. I enjoyed yuba (bean curd skin) and cheese on a stick and cute lemon honey cakes.

After checking out a couple temples and gorgeous gardens, I made my way to Arashiyama’s famed Bamboo Forest.


Arashiyama
Japan, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Ukyō-ku
Website

Advertisements

Author: Desiree

Desired Tastes is a Food and Travel Blog written by Desiree, a food enthusiast from New Jersey who just wants to see the world and eat good food.

2 thoughts

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s