A couple dressed in kimono in Arashiyama, Kyoto

Capture beautiful Arashiyama with photographer

Arashiyama is one of the most popular areas for tourists in Kyoto regardless of the season. The grande nature is so breath taking and relaxing at the same time. The beautiful Togetsukyo bridge is an iconic location in Kyoto and is such a photogenic place.

If you are considering a photoshoot in Kyoto, it is recommended to include Arashiyama, as its bamboo groves and Togetsukyo bridge is definitely worth a shot!

Spring Time

Sakura in Arashiyama, Kyoto 2015

Photo by James Gochenouer

There will be many cherry blossoms blooming in Arashiyama and you can enjoy a tunnel of cherry blossoms. 

Summer Time

Arashiyama Kyoto

Photo by Aussie Assault

It must be one of the soothing and relaxing places in Kyoto during summer time. 

Summer in Kyoto can be quite hot and humid, so the calming sound of the water is a hidden healing method in summer time.  

Autumn Time


Photo by Kimon Berlin

Fall in Arashiyama might be peak season for tourists.

The different colors of the forest, whether it is red, yellow, or green, are so beautiful and you can appreciate the beauty of four seasons.

Recommended spots for Vacation Photoshoot

1. Pose at the Togetsukyo brdige

You can capture the grande nature of Arashiyama if you pose on the bridge of Togetsukyo. As described above, you can appreciate the season by having different colors in the background.

A couple posing at Togetsukyo bridge in Arashiyama, Kyoto wearing kimono

A couple dressed up posing on Togetsukyo bridge for pre-wedding photo

2. Mystical Bamboo Walk 

As you can imagine, bamboo grove at Arashiyama can be very crowded especially during spring and autumn. If you want to capture a clear shot of just yourselves, tip is to visit early in the morning!

Arashiyama 3/25

Photo by Kimon Berlin

Being surrounded by hundreds of bamboos gives you a magical feeling. All throughout the four seasons, it is such a photogenic location. Whether you take it from low angle to capture the height of the bamboos or a far away shot to capture the tunnel feeling, your photos are going to look very authentic and mystical.

A couple looking at each other romantically in the bamboo grove in Arashiyama, Kyoto

A woman wearing kimono strolling in bamboo grove in Arashiyama, Kyoto

Great location to capture the memory of your Kyoto trip in Arashiyama!

Interested in vacation photos of you and beautiful bamboo grove in Kyoto?