Arashiyama Bamboo Grove: A Walk Through Another World

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove is one of Kyoto’s top sights. Without a doubt one of the most photographed attractions but no picture can capture the feeling of standing in the midst of the sprawling bamboo grove – the whole thing has a profound sense of oddness that is somewhat unlike any normal forest we know of.
20160402_095109-01[1]20160402_094648-01[1]20160402_094646-01-01[1]This should be a must in your itinerary. Its small breezy paths flanked by tall bamboo on either side create a bizarre atmosphere. Walking into the extensive bamboo grove is like entering another world – the thick green bamboo stalks seem to continue endlessly in every direction with an odd quality of the light.
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And there you are who can’t resist taking many snaps end up disappointed with the results: I tell you, photos just can’t capture how enchanted the place is.
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