Bamboo Forest Street, Ukyo

3.4
#16 of 1,412 in Things to do in Kyoto
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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  • Very scenic location although it does get packed in the afternoon and evenings. Thus if you want a decent photo of the place, come before 9am.  more »
  • This must be the most photographers patch of jungle in the city. Clearly, if you want to get a good snap you need to get up very early to avoid the big crowds and capture the best light - so that...  more »
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