New green at Tenryu-ji Temple garden – image © Damien Douxchamps
Arashiyama is a great place to enjoy the fresh new green of springtime. One must-see temple in Arashiyama is Tenryu-ji Temple, which borrows some scenery from the nearby Arashiyama Mountains.
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