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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!

January 21st (thu) & 25th (mon)

“Hatsu-Kobo” & “Hatsu-Tenjin” -First market at temple and shrine of the year

This is the two first markets of the year which offer bigger scale shopping than usual with not only the antique but also plants, food and kitchen wares.
Toji market (Kobo-san market) : January 21st, all day
Kitano market (Tenjin-san market) : January 25th, all day

*Map below is for Kobo-san Market (Toji Temple). For Tenjin-san Market (Kitano-tenmengu Shrine), see this page:

  • All day
  • Toji Temple for Kobo-san, Kitano-tenmengu Shrine for Tenjin-san

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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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