Arashiyama Kyoto Monkey Park - Hike to Monkeys.
When the weather is warmer, these monkeys are free-roaming and enjoy a mountain park with a view. ARASHIYAMA MONKEY PARK. Arashiyama is the second most popular tourist destination in Kyoto and one of the well-known landmarks in Japan. Located in western Kyoto, it’s a small town at the base of the Arashiyama Mountains. Arashiyama is about 30.
And, on Mt. Iwatayama, one of the Arashiyama range, what started out as feeding the local monkeys turned into the opening of a monkey park in 1957 on 6,000 square meters of mountain land, with the monkeys now accustomed to being fed by humans in a process of building up trust between the monkeys and people, which works so well that neither fear the other, and peaceful trust reigns in the park.
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Park's MAP: About us: After 20minits of walking up the footpath from the entrance, you will find a rest hut and observation deck. You can feed the monkeys from inside the hut, and take in the view of breathtaking panorama of Kyoto from the deck. At Arashiyama Monkey Park, roughly 120 Japanese Macaque monkeys currently reside near the feeding area around the deck. The mountain is well known for.
The tables are turned at this primate reserve where humans enter a cage while the resident monkeys roam free—except when clinging to the cage's fencing to grab peanuts offered by visitors.
Get an up-close look at Japanese macaques at Monkey Park Iwatayama, a forested area providing a home to a large troop of native primates. You'll be able to observe the monkeys from the safety of a caged viewing area, but be sure to follow posted instructions to avoid potentially dangerous encounters within unfenced spots.
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama; The Expo Park; Banpaku Memorial Park; Maruyama Park; Underground railway station. Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station; Higashiyama; Shijo Station; Karasumaoike; Sanjo Keihan Station; Theme park. Kyoto Municipal Zoo; Kyoto Aquarium; Spa World; Universal Studios Japan; Kidzania Koshien; Ski lift. A E A A1 4Aa; C R Ec A.