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Kyoto, 20 Oct.

Togetsu-kyo Bridge

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A landmark in western Kyoto for over 400 years, this wooden bridge spans the Katsura River in the historic Arashiyama district. Framed by mountains, the river and bridge make for a picturesque setting, especially with the cherry blossoms in spring and brilliant fall colors later in the year.

The bridge has been featured in many films and TV shows, and people can often be seen feeding koi (carp) whch live in the river, or watching cormorant fishing in late summer.

Kyoto City Official Travel Guide

Tokyo (Narita) to Togetsu-kyo Bridge, Kyoto

    1. Narita Airport

      8 h 50 min

      From 7,300 yen

    2. Kyoto Station

      25 min

      500 yen

    3. Arashiyama Station

      • Walk

      5 min

    4. Togetsu-kyo Bridge

      Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

      Free

    1. Narita Airport

      1 h 40 min

      From 5,700 yen

    2. Kansai International Airport

      1 h 20 min

      2,850 yen

    3. Kyoto Station

      25 min

      500 yen

    4. Arashiyama Station

      • Walk

      5 min

    5. Togetsu-kyo Bridge

      Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

      Free

    1. Narita Airport

      1 h 40 min

      from 5,700 yen

    2. Kansai International Airport

      1 h 40 min

      2,550 yen

    3. Kyoto Station

      25 min

      500 yen

    4. Arashiyama Station

      • Walk

      5 min

    5. Togetsu-kyo Bridge

      Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

      Free

    1. Narita Airport

      1 h 25 min

      From 8,569 yen

    2. Osaka International Airport (Itami)

      55 min

      1,310 yen

    3. Kyoto Station

      25 min

      500 yen

    4. Arashiyama Station

      • Walk

      5 min

    5. Togetsu-kyo Bridge

      Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

      Free

    1. Narita Airport

      1 h 25 min

      From 8,569 yen

    2. Osaka International Airport (Itami)

      12 min

      330 yen

    3. Senri-Chuo Station

      13 min

      320 yen

    4. Shin-Osaka Station

      25 min

      560 yen

    5. Kyoto Station

      25 min

      500 yen

    6. Arashiyama Station

      • Walk

      5 min

    7. Togetsu-kyo Bridge

      Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

      Free

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.