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Sagano Scenic Railway
Running between Torokko Saga Station and Torokko Kameoka Station, this scenic railway winds its way slowly and gracefully along the Hozu River valley. Gaze out the window and you'll see the beauty of the shifting seasons, almost close enough to touch. One trip runs about 25 minutes station to station, during which you'll be able to enjoy the grandeur of nature to your heart's content.
*Torokko Saga Station Kuramachi-cho, Sagatenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
March 1 to December 29, 9:00 to around 16:00(please check timetable)
Wednesday *However, runs on Wednesday if it is a national holiday, and also during spring vacation, Golden Week, summer vacation, or the autumn leaves season.
Mar., Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov., Dec.
At the first station, Tokorro Sagano, there are exhibitions and displays great for young and old visitors alike, such as the railway diorama and the historically preserved steam locomotive (SL).
*To Torokko Saga Station Board the Kameoka-bound train at JR Kyoto Station and get off at Saga-Arashiyama Station. It's a short walk from there.
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