Togetsukyo Bridge: The Four Seasons of Kyoto’s Iconic Location
Togetsukyo Bridge is one of Kyoto’s iconic locations near the world-famous Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. The long stretching bridge looks spectacular with the backdrop of the mighty river and the trees on the hills.
Each of the four seasons of Japan has its own unique beauty and charms which invites people from all over the world to come and experience it with their own eyes.
Get a glimpse of what Kyoto’s iconic Togetsukyo Bridge looks like in each season in this article!
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This 155 meters long bridge is the symbol of Arashiyama, Kyoto. The name ‘Togetsukyo’ translates to ‘Full Moon Bridge’ because it looked as if the moon was walking on the bridge. It was named by the ex-emperor Kameyama in the Kamakura Period (1185-1333).
Togetsukyo Bridge Access
From Kyoto Station take the JR Sagano Line and get off at Sagano Arashiyama Station and walk for a few minutes.
Or take the train on the Keifuku Electric Railroad Arashiyama Line to Arashiyama Station and walk 1 minute.
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