Start from Togetsu-kyo and the surrounding foothills, illuminate, such as the fantastic bamboo forest following the Okochi Sanso garden from the shrine Nomiya “Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatoro 2016” is December 9. It was crowded with a lot of people, such as foreign tourists and Kazokuzure. Especially in the bamboo forest in the vicinity of the Nomiya shrine was a popular, impassably blocking the narrow road to shoot stopped people.
Attended by people of more than 100 million people every year
Completely Arashiyama of flower lights path was established as a winter seasonal tradition of Kyoto, the theme of “involuntarily walk want to become the road”, starting from 2005. In 2011, visitors topped a million two, visited many also tourists from abroad, it had enjoyed a warm and illuminated fantastic ancient capital of the city.
Handwritten Andon illuminate gently town and parks, making the original thing in Nakanoshima park venue, Toka can exhibit. Painted illustrations by reducing copy, I am happy to take home as a miniature lanterns. ※ paid.
In the long-God of the company, a seal that wrote such message to the Arashiyama flower lamp road, it has been held in a free participation type of event “Kotonoha Andon” pasted in large lanterns.
The venue, exhibition of Ikebana by Kyoto Ikebana Association is carried out in many places, it had been served with literally flower to flower light path.
Year by year sophisticated to go Hanatoro. Since has become many participatory event, some people are often those of family and friends, anyone can enjoy it without a mistake to go.Weekdays aim eyes if to alleviate the congestion. Since the weekend is expected to be crowded pretty move in the car, your preparedness. Since there is also a parking lot, it recommended to go by bicycle. Although the tripod is not prohibited, it might be better to refrain from the use of in many places people.
Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro 2016
opening reminder period: December 9, 2016 – December 18
Time: 17: 00-20: 30
parking lot: na shi
“Text, Photo: Naoyuki Nakagawa”