By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies.
See our privacy policy for more information. This site uses machine translation, so content is not always accurate. Please note that translated content may differ from the original English page.

  1. Home
  2. Insider Blog
  3. Arashiyama Nature and Cuisine Course

Insider Blog

nature foodies

Arashiyama Nature and Cuisine Course

Insider Blog

nature foodies

Arashiyama Nature and Cuisine Course

This course will take you around the Arashiyama area. Once you've taken in the scenery on a comfytram, we will head to the World Heritage Site, Tenryu-ji Temple. Stroll around a Zen garden and dine on a special tofu meal. (About 7 hours)

SAGANO SIGHT-SEEING TRAM: 10:00-10:30

The tram follows the Hozu River from Kameoka to Arashiyama. The glass rooftop of the tram allows for an unobstructed view of the area's beauty.
 
Operating Period:March 1st to December 29th
Access:10-min walk from Umahori Station on the JR Sagano Line
Closed:Wednesdays (Except for national holiday, and during spring and summer vacation, golden week, and autumn foliage season.)
Fee:600 yen (Adults) 300 yen(Children)

Tenryu-ji Temple: 11:00-12:30

Tenryu-ji Temple has a Zen garden dating from the 14th Century. A triumph of design, the garden features a large pond known for its mirror-like reflection of the surrounding maple trees and large rocks.
 
City Bus, Route 28, Arashiyama Tenryu-ji Temple to Saga Shakado-mae: About 5 minutes

Yudoufu Chikusen: 13:00-14:00

Around Seiryo-ji Temple you'll find a variety of tofu shops and other restaurants specializing in Kyoto cuisine. In the past, monks relied on tofu as their primary source of protein. Why not give it a try while you are in the ancient city?
 
Times:Lunch: 10:00 - 17:00(16:30LO),Dinner: 17:00 - 19:00(advance reservations required. Only for groups with over 10 people)
Closed:Thu (April, October, November is irregular)
Address: Shakado Seiryo-ji Temple, 46 Fujinoki-cho Saga Shakado Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City
Tel.: 075-882-3074
Access:3-min walk from city bus Saga Shakado mae stop, Daikakuzi michi stop
Budget from: 3675 yen