Arashiyama & Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama

Paradise of adorable wild Japanese monkeys

Paradise of adorable wild Japanese monkeys

Arashiyama, which is located at the west of Kyoto city, was a noble villa area in the Heian Period. It has become a representative tourist spot of Kyoto now. Particularly, the area around Togetsu Bridge is a famous place for cherry blossoms and scarlet maple leaves where attracts many tourists.
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayamaha, is a wild monkey park in Arashiyama of Kyoto. About 120 Japanese monkeys are living in the wild habitat. Besides, it is possible to experience nature by closely observing wild birds, insects and plants. Because of the location on the top of mountain, you can see the full extent of Kyoto city.

Information

Address
8 Arashiyama Genrokuyama-cho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-City, Kyoto 616-0007
Access
5-minute walk from Hankyu Arashiyama station, 5-minute walk from Keifuku Arashiyama station
Phone
075-872-0950
Hours
9:00-17:30 (Last admission at 17:00) for March 15- September 31.
9:00-16:30 (Last admission at 16:00) for October 1- March 14
Holidays
None *May close due to severe weather
Admission
Adults or high school students and above 550 yen
Children above four-year-old 250 yen
Website
http://www.monkeypark.jp/Englishpage.html