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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!

July 19th (sun) & 20th (mon, holiday)

Motomiya-sai Festival

This shrine is famous for good fortune in business, as well as its tunnel of countless red Shinto gates leading up the mountain. On 19th, a lot of lanterns will be lit and light up the traditional Shinto shrine.

This shrine is also the start point of the Kyoto Circuit Trail.
For the information of the route, check this page on GTK:

  • 18:00 on 19th, 9:00~ on 20th.
  • Fushimi-inari-taisha Shrine
  • 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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