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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!

August 10th(Thu) ~ 16th(Wed)
Obon Events

Every year Japanese people have a custom to welcome our ancestors back from the hereafter on or around August 10th and send them back there on August 16th.

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Strolling around the pottery town

Strolling around the pottery town

You can enjoy about 400 booths of Japanese pottery on G […]

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Kyo-no-Tanabata Festival

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Kyo-no-Tanabata Festival

Various events will be held on two riverbanks, the Hori […]

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Obon Events

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Obon Events

Every year Japanese people have a custom to welcome our […]

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Lotus flower viewing early in the morning

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Lotus flower viewing early in the morning

Getting up early in the morning sounds a perfect idea i […]

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Shimogamo Shrine (下鴨神社)

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Shimogamo Shrine

This month, GTK recommends you play in the river. Kamo […]

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The floats viewing (GION MATSURI)

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The floats viewing (Gion Matsuri Festival)

I could say that June in Kyoto is all about GION MATSUR […]

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Hydrangea viewing

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Hydrangea viewing

We could say June is the month of hydrangea. Especially […]

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Mt.Inari (Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine)

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Mt.Inari (Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine)

If the weather is fine though June is a rainy season, G […]

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Mt.Kurama

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Mt.Kurama

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

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Visiting shrines to purify yourself

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Visiting shrines to purify yourself

GTK recommends you to visit some shrines especially thi […]

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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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