Visit Togetsukyo bridge - Best things to do and best places to visit in Arashiyama and Sagano in one day. Kyoto itinerary. Backpacking Kyoto Japan travel blog

 

If you’re spending one day in Arashiyama, there’s a good chance that you’ll naturally come across the famous Togetsukyo Bridge, so you wouldn’t have to go out in search of it.

 

Togetsukyo bridge - Best things to do in Arashiyama in one day. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

 

The bridge is a famous landmark of the area, and the immediate area surrounding the bridge can be a nice place to rest up a bit.

You can head down by the river bank…

 

 

And there’s also the famous % Arabica coffee shop that’s located right nearby, a few minutes walk away.

You can get your coffee, and then sit right along the river with views of the Togetsukyo Bridge!

Or just go for a stroll on the street that runs along the river that leads to the bridge!

 

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets near bridge along Hozugawa river. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

 

 

Togetsukyo Bridge as part of one day Kyoto itinerary

I walked across the Togetsukyo Bridge as a part of my one day in Arashiyama and Sagano:

 

If you’re going to the monkey park, you’ll most certainly walk across the Togetsukyo Bridge.

The entry to the park is just across the bridge if you’re coming from the bamboo grove.

And even if you’re not going to the monkey park, you’ll also likely come across the bridge as you are walking the streets of Arashiyama!

 

 

Now…

Here’s a bit of what you might see walking around the Togetsukyo Bridge area!

 

Togetsukyo bridge - Best things to do in Arashiyama in one day. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

 

 

Walking across the bridge

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. From Tenryuji temple and from Arashiyama bamboo forest to monkey park. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. Bus to Arashiyama - how to get to arashiyama from kyoto station. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. Taxi in Arashiyama. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. Car traffic. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. From Tenryuji temple and from Arashiyama bamboo forest to monkey park. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. From Tenryuji temple and from Arashiyama bamboo forest to monkey park. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. Bus from Arashiyama - how to get to arashiyama from kyoto station. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. From Tenryuji temple and from Arashiyama bamboo forest to monkey park. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

 

 

Views from the bridge

Views from Togetsukyo bridge. Kimono rental in kyoto. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Views from Togetsukyo bridge. Kimono rental in kyoto. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Views from Togetsukyo bridge. Kimono rental in kyoto. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Views from Togetsukyo bridge. Kimono rental in kyoto. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Views from Togetsukyo bridge. Kimono rental in kyoto. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

 

 

Area surrounding the bridge

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets near bridge along Hozugawa river. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets near bridge along Hozugawa river. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets near bridge along Hozugawa river. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets area near bridge. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets area near bridge. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Bus to arashiyama. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets area near bridge to monkey park. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama park near bridge along Hozugawa river. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama park near bridge along Hozugawa river. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Arashiyama streets near bridge along Hozugawa river. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Hozugawa boat ride cruise near bridge. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

Togetsukyo bridge - Hozugawa boat ride cruise near bridge. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

 

 

Walk across Togetsukyo bridge. Kimono rental in kyoto. One day in Arashiyama and Sagano. Backpacking Kyoto Japan

 

HAPPY TOGETSUKYO BRIDGE WALK!

 

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