What is the origin of the name of Arashiyama?

During Spring season, the mountain is full of Sakura (cherry blossom). The mountain winds form a Sakura storm that cover the entire area, thus creating a breathtaking scenery available only during a short period of time. Arashiyama, or “Storm mountain” as it is familiar among the locals because of Sakura’s bloom, is a place worth・・・

Do you know where Arashiyama is !?


Most people think one of the most beautiful landscape in Kyoto is Arashiyama, like “Bamboo Grove(Forest)”, The World Heritage Site “Tenryuji-Temple” and Togetsu-Kyo Bridge”. If I say these places are not in Arashiyama, you would be surprised, would you? I am also very surprised when I knew it. And actually, the addresses of these spots・・・