Back in Time in Kyoto: Arashiyama

Back in Time in Kyoto: Arashiyama

On our recent trip to Kyoto, we made a quick stop to Arashiyama. I'd actually already been here once already but my boyfriend (aka travel partner) hadn't and he loves bamboo so we decided to visit again. There are a number of things to do in the Arashiyama area including visiting temples and appreciating the breathtaking scenery but here are 3 of my favourite.

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Back in Time in Kyoto: Kiyomizudera

Back in Time in Kyoto: Kiyomizudera

Kiyomizudera is one of the most popular temples in Kyoto, known for it's large wooden stage. They say that from the stage, you can see beautiful cherry blossoms during cherry blossom season and stunning red leaves during autumn. Unfortunately I've never been here during either season but I've been here twice now, both times in February, and it's still a beautiful sight!

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