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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!

Higashiyama Shichijo area

Higashiyama Shichijo area

GTK would like to recommend you to stroll around the Higashiyama Shichijo area especially in this season.
There are two wonderful temples and a beautiful museum that usually exhibits high-grade art works.

On January 15th, Sanjusangen-do Temple, one of two temples of this area, has a unique event for the Coming of Age Day. Young people who celebrated for the Coming of Age Day wear a traditional Japanese archery uniforms and shoot the arrows. Its sound and looks are so beautiful.

Sanjusangen-do Temple:

For other temple named Chishakuin Temple, see the details on the same page of GTK:

Also, Kyoto National Museum has a New Year’s display featuring the works of Ito Jakuchu until 15th of this month.
For the details of the exhibition, see this page:

  • January 15th, 9:00~15:30 (Archery event in Sanjusangen-do)
  • Sanjusangendo-Temple
  • 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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