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Travel Solo to Osaka and Kyoto, Japan – Day6

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Date: 16th Nov 2014 (Sunday)

Scheduled/Planned:
Enjoy the scenery and nature walk around Arashiyama based on the routes suggested in Kyoto Walks (page 3/6): jnto.go.jp/eng/location/rtg/pdf/pg-503.pdf

From Kyoto St., ride on JR Sagano Line Rapid Service (嵯峨野線快速) [Departure Track#32 or 33] takes about 11mins → Get off at Saga Arashiyama St. (嵯峨嵐山駅)
Fares: 240円
Check the schedule time [Kyoto → Saga-Arashiyama] Url: HERE
Check track#32 & 33 located Url: HERE (Out from Central Gate turn right and walk straight till the end. You may approach train officers to guide you get onto the correct train)

Out from JR Saga Arashiyama St., walk straight and take the turn to the right after saw the shop selling western accessories and items called松山 heading to Tenryuji (天龍寺) direction.

(1) Arashiyama – Togetsukyo Bridge (渡月橋)
More details url: HERE

(2) Arashiyama – Tenryuji (天龍寺, Tenryūji)
Admission Fee (garden only): 500円
Opening hours: 8:30-17:00
Official Site Url: HERE

(3) Arashiyama – Bamboo Grove
Admission Fee: FREE
Opening hours: 24hrs
More information Url: HERE

(4) Kyoto Station Building (京都駅, Kyōto-eki)
More Information Url: HERE
Christmas Decoration in Kyoto Station Building: HERE

~*~ PHOTOS ~*~

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View taken from Saga Arashiyama Station (嵯峨嵐山駅)

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Heading to Togetsukyo Bridge, Arashiyama, Kyoto / “Moon Crossing Bridge” (渡月橋,Togetsukyō)

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Togetsukyo Bridge (渡月橋)

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River @ Arashiyama

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River @ Arashiyama

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View @ Tenryuji temple (天龍寺)

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Garden @ Tenryuji temple (天龍寺)

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Garden @ Tenryuji temple (天龍寺)

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Garden @ Tenryuji temple (天龍寺)

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Garden @ Tenryuji temple (天龍寺)

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Garden @ Tenryuji temple (天龍寺)

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Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

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Arashiyama

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Arashiyama

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Arashiyama

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Arashiyama

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Arashiyama

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Arashiyama

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Arashiyama

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Sky garden, kyoto station

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Christmas tree taken from the sky garden, kyoto station. Visitors sit on big stairways (171 steps) to enjoy the piano performance.

More Day5 photos in my flickr album: flickr album

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