First-grade river of Yodo River to change the nickname by basin “Katsura”. The boundary Tsukihashi passed in Arashiyama crowded with tourists, the downstream “Katsura River”, the upstream called “Oigawa”, likely is called Hozu up to Kameoka a little up. Is to it than upstream of the “Katsura River (near Sonobe),” “above the Katsura River”, the train network is also not in good condition, the tourists because it is accessible by car or motorcycle will mainly depleted. In the “top Katsura” of keihoku, the extent to which and the people to enjoy the touring, the families to enjoy camping and barbecue visible here and there. But, in fact, likely to the banks of the river and this area, also deepening autumn, enjoy as off the beaten path superb view point that Maple color.
Photogenic vermilion of the bank which lasts from 200 about 300 meters
Tochimoto area from Kyoto city about an hour by car. Arashiyama crowded with tourists, surprisingly person becomes less and exit the Kaohsiung. Mountain road you feel like clear even if no heart air, many people enjoy cycling and touring. In day trips with leisure and friends of the family, “Woody Keihoku” and Road Station, in a journey to visit the “spring Hiyoshi” of the complex, the means face when passing through here try towards the river .
Maple, which celebrated its full bloom is, should the views that have graced the bank to vermilion jump to the eye. About 300 meters from the 200 followed by Maple Tsutsumi (Tsutsumi) can also walk, close to the parked cars, should be able to heal the fatigue of the driver walk for a change.
Autumn maple, cherry blossoms in spring
This place, has been planted maple in a place that became a bank of one step lower, are planted with cherry trees in the immediate side of the path of the bank which form a paired as tree-lined.Likely to fall is stained red along the river, enjoy the pure white of the scenery that cherry fill the bank in the spring. Pleasure that can hog the superb view is unique to the outskirts of the beaten path superb view. The schedule of the weekend, try adding all means one.
Tochimoto of Tsutsumi of maple
time ★★★★★ that can hog the superb view
Address: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture Ukyo-ku, Keihoku Tochimoto cho
“Text: Taico, Photo: Naoyuki Nakagawa”