Speaking of Arashiyama, many tourists will take the small train around the area. They will start their journey from the Saga Tram Station next to the Saga Arashiyama Station. There are many facilities and exhibitions at the Saga Tram Station, so you can visit before you take the tram. 

Situated next to the tram station, the "19th Century Hall" has a steam locomotive on display. It also has a piano and harp on display, which signifies creativity. The "19th Century Hall" has a statue which was made in the shape of a tyre of the steam locomotive. There is also a D51 diesel locomotive on display and every visitor must definitely take a photo there. There are also D51, C56 and C58 as well as the Wakata Noba locomotive on display. It feels like being back to the 19th century. 

Apart from a steam locomotive, there is also a Bessendorf piano on display as well as the Quantum piano from the Allen Organ Company. The Bessendorf piano has 9 more keys (total of 97 keys), and it is testing the limit of bass music. The cafe inside the 19th Century Hall is the best place if you are waiting for the tram.


The Steam Locomotive displayed inside the mall, giving you a classical feel.
Saga Arashiyama Station2


The 19th Century Hall


Address: Inside Troca Saga station, 2-6-2 Sagetomori Temple Road, Kyoto City Kyoto Prefecture

Entrance Fee: Free

Opening Hours: 08:30 – 17:00 (Closed on Wednesday)  


For details, please visit : https://goo.gl/1mGSrP

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