A visit to Saga-Arashiyama, a charming district on the outskirts of Kyoto, is something special. The train ride to the district itself is quite an experience, especially if you take the Romantic Train. This nostalgic train winds through the scenic countryside, offering magnificent views of the mountains and the Hozu River. Once you arrive in Arashiyama, you feel like you’ve stepped back in time. The famous bamboo forest is impressive and exudes a tranquil atmosphere that is hard to put into words. A day in Saga-Arashiyama is relaxing, inspiring and will surely stay in our memories for a long time.