Iwatayama monkey mountain has 50 years history, and many monkeys are feeded at the mountain plaza.
You can buy treats and give them to monkeys directly.
It will take 20 minutes to go up to the monkey plaza.
After that, please walk around the Bamboo Grove, which is about 8 Acre space, and you will heal your physical body and spirits.
What to Expect
You can come in touch with monkeys by feeding treats, and appreciate their reaction when they get treats.
At Bamboo grove, you will find long-jointed bamboo, which heights are up to 25 meters, and it spreads up to 8 Acre.
Please enjoy walking there and heal your physical body and your spirits.
Tenryu-ji Temple is one of five Great Temple in Kyoto, which holds cultural assets, such as statue, folding screen, and some beautiful garden.
This Sagano district was owned by nobility and they built villas and enjoyed their lifetime by composing poems, practicing Zen-meditation and so on.
It is a little hard to go up to the monkey mountain plaza, and it will takes 20 minutes one-way.
Please put on walking shoes.
At the monkey plaza, please follow the instruction of monkey keeper, and please remember that you can give treats to monkeys directly, only staying in the house,covered
by steal-net. At other spots, you cannot do it.
In summer, you should better to carry some water bottles with you.