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Hozu River Boat Cruise
Take a traditional boat along the Hozu River to Arashiyama, a relaxing way to see this beautiful part of Kyoto.
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Kyoto Cycling Tour Project
Exploring Kyoto on foot is good. Enjoying the charming streets and less visited areas, by bike is even better.
Down the Hozu River / Hozugawa Kudari
Travel down the Hozugawa to discover the landscapes of the Kyoto area, all in an enchanting setting.
Fifty minutes out of Ginkakuji, an easy walk up the hill, atop Mount Dimonji is a panoramic site of Kyoto valley and on a clear day, as far as Osaka...
Hiking Mount Hiei, Kyoto. Read a guide to walking and hiking Mount Hiei, the tallest mountain in Kyoto City.
Climbing Mount Atago Kyoto
Every July 31, Kyoto's Mount Atago, the second highest in Kyoto, witnesses a surge in the number of hikers. And nearly all of them do so at night.
Yoshidayama Kyoto Remote Mountain Walk
Yoshidayama Kyoto - I spent a wonderful couple of hours wandering in the drizzle around the paths and lanes of Yoshidayama in Kyoto.
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