Arashiyama (嵐山) is a pleasant, touristy district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. The area has been a popular destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting. (wiki)
From Kyoto Station, you can take the JR Sagano Line train to Saga Arashiyama at platform 33.
|Don't worry, they have gasoline heater inside the boat.|
|Aren't they pretty?|
|Wild ducks enjoying their winter bath|
|It's a long walk, so you can also try the trishaw|