Bamboo Grove Kyoto

The north gate of Tenryu-ji Temple

Left the north gate of Tenryuji we are walking to the bamboo path.

Outside the North Gate of Tenryu-ji, here is the bamboo path.

We are walking along the bamboo path.

Bamboo thicket covering the sky.

Bamboo forest of the road is a path with a taste that lasts for about 200 meters between the Nomiya Shrine (野宮神社) from Okochi Sanso (大河内山荘). In the vicinity, there is such as Tenryu-ji (天龍寺) of World Heritage and Arashiyama (嵐山), is one of the typical attractions of Kyoto Arashiyama, is a tourist spot that you would like you to come stopped in when it came to Arashiyama.

The color of the bamboo thicket changes subtly depending on the light.

Every year in December, was held “Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatoro” (嵐山花灯路), and you can walk in the light-up has been fantastic bamboo forest. After exploring fully the great garden of the Tenryu-ji, and out of the north gate, it is recommended that is to walk the road of bamboo forest toward the Nomiya shrines and Okochi Sanso.

Beautiful bamboo groves and lovely grandchildren

Left the bamboo path, we are strolling around the area.

Souvenir shop Juan (寿庵) in Sagano (嵯峨野)

Entrance and inside of the souvenir shopn Juan (寿庵)

Lavely owl figurines in front of the gift shop.

Raccoons, owls and stone Jizos (guardian deity for children) figurines.

These figurines over here have all been made exclusively by their designers.

After that souvenir shop, we will wander around here a bit more.