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All reviews cormorant fishing iconic landmark beautiful scenery hankyu arashiyama iwatayama monkey park boat ride bamboo forest fall colors scenic place bit touristy both sides tenryuji temple pleasant walk arashiyama area souvenir shops crossing boats
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I am a photographer and couldn't get it all in one shot will have to stitch several to show impact. I seem to find bridges wherever I go and this makes the list of top ten.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Warner L
Reviewed 1 week ago

In English means “Moon Crossing Bridge”, it crosses Katsura river in Arashiyama center. The bridge is 155m long and crowded and built in 1934, however at this location has had bridge 836. The bridge has been used often in historical films. There are plenty of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mWrite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always seems to draw a crowd. Bridge has lots of history and has been popularized in Japanese culture. Not sure it is a "must see".

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank n s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bridge that is always crowded with cars and people. It connects the Hankyu-Arashiyama Station to the famous Tenryuuji Temple. You can enjoy an amazing view of the river, mountains, and hills while crossing it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chrysoberylz
Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

Just a crowded bridge that takes you to arashiyama. Nothing special about it. It's full of people and cars.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank emmgee8
Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

This is an iconic bridge here. It is very crowded with tourists. On the bridge, you will get a nice view of the landscape and old buildings around.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank 588phis
Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

This bridge just crowded with the tourist. The river and the mountain view were beautiful. Its a bit hard to get clear area to make sure I can take photo with the bridge sign.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Desyana
Reviewed 20 June 2019

I visited the Kyogetsukyo Bridge in June when my family and I visited the Arashiyama area. We took a taxi from Ryoanji temple to the bridge and I could see the bridge from afar. We arrived at the bridge about 11;00am and there were a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Cavalierjim
Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

The Togetsukyo Bridge is the central landmark of Arashiyama. I walked the 155 meter bridge in May which didn’t have much happening except lots of tourists. I had missed the beautiful cherry blossoms. I was too early to watch Cormorant fishing in the late summer...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 712melaniee
Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

Can get a nice view here of the river, as well as the mountains in the background. Only about a minute or two to cross.

Date of experience: May 2019
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The trees are bare in winter. It is not colorful like spring and autumn. But there are many sightseeing spots such as temples, shrines, bamboo forest, and monkey parks around Arashiyama.
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