Bamboo Forest Street, Kyoto

#16 of 1,566 in Things to do in Kyoto
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Discover one of the most photographed attractions in Kyoto at Bamboo Forest Street. This natural bamboo grove proves that old saying "a picture is worth a thousand words" and attracts throngs of amateur and professional shutterbugs. Take a guided tour of the grounds or simply follow the walkway uphill to a villa built in the traditional style, where you can grab a snack and a hot cup of tea. With our custom trip planner, Kyoto attractions like Bamboo Forest Street can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Lots and lots of tourists come to the bamboo forest and it's too crowded. Quite apart from that, there's nothing in the bamboo forest that is particularly interesting or couldn't be found elsewhere...  more »
  • Very much a magical experience travelling through this pathway between the towering bamboo forest. Much more serene experience visiting in the early morning or early evening. Don`t go on weekends...  more »

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