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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 you can enjoy a green and healthy stay and save money as well!

September 9th

Chouyou-no-sekku Ceremony

This is one of the five celebrations for the changing season in Japan, also called “Chrysanthemum Festival”. You can see a unique sumo game by children, and also a chrysanthemum sake will be served. This sake is said to good for keeping our health.

  • 10:00~
  • Kamigamo Shrine (Northern part of Kyoto city, take a city bus no.4 or 46 and get off at Kamigamo-jinja mae stop.)
  • Free

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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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