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This month's plans

"This month's plans" offers you some ideas to visit and feel at peace during your stay as well as enjoy seasonal events in Kyoto. They are mostly in outdoor, including some mountains, so that visitors can enjoy a green and healthy stay and save money as well!

March 14th (tue)~16th (thu)
Nehan-e Event

This is the commemoration of the Buddha's death on February 14th. (the lunar calendar) Some Buddhism temples display the large scrolls, called "Nehan-zu" depicting the Buddha's passing into Nirvana.

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Higashiyama Hanatoro -Night time illumination-

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Higashiyama Hanatoro -Night time illumination-

About 2500 Japanese lanterns between Higashiyama-sanjo […]

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Nehan-e Event

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Nehan-e Event

This is the commemoration of the Buddha’s death o […]

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Setsubun Ceremony

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Setsubun Ceremony (Feb.2-4)

In the beginning of February, an annual traditional eve […]

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Fortune Tour of 2017

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Fortune tour of 2017

Happy New Year!! GTK suggests you to visit temples or s […]

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Higashiyama Shichijo area

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Higashiyama Shichijo area

GTK would like to recommend you to stroll around the Hi […]

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Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro 2016 -Night time illumination-

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Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro 2016 -Night time illumination-

This is one of recent-started biggest events of Kyoto i […]

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Strolling around the last market of the year

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Strolling around the last market of the year

If you have a plan to come to Kyoto in Christmas holida […]

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Jidai matsuri Festival and Kurama Hi matsuri Festival

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Jidai matsuri Festival and Kurama Hi matsuri Festival

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Mt.Kurama Hiking & Budo show

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Mt.Kurama Hiking & Budo show

GTK recommends a nice hiking route this month. Mt.Kuram […]

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Strolling around the Kamigamo Shrine area

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Strolling around the Kamigamo Shrine area

September, the beginning of autumn, is a nice season to […]

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Events Schedule

Flea Markets

  • Every 4th Sunday
  • Kamigamo Shrine
  • Handicraft market in peaceful and quiet grounds of the shrine.
  • Every 15th
  • Chion-ji Temple
  • 8:00-16:00
  • Kyoto's biggest monthly market of handmade goods and crafts.
  • Every 21st
  • To-ji Temple
  • 7:00-16:30
  • Known as Kobo-san, Kyoto's largest market for all kinds of antiques, tools and so on.
  • Every 25th
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
  • 7:00-16:30
  • Known as Tenjin-san, a popular flea market at one of Kyoto's major shrines. Antiques, food, tools and so on.

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