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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!

July 1st (Sun) ~ 31st (Tue)
Gion Matsuri Festival

Gion-Matsuri Festival is a festival of Yasaka Shrine located in eastern Gion, which started in the 9th century. It was originally held to drive away the evil spirits.

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Kyoto Imperial Park (京都御苑), Shimogamo Shrine (下鴨神社), Kamigamo Shrine (上賀茂神社)

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Kyoto Imperial Park

Kyoto Imperial Park is the favorite place of a GTK writ […]

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Shisendo Temple (詩仙堂)

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Shisendo Temple

Shisendo Temple was founded by Jozan Ishikawa (1583-167 […]

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Ota-jinja Shrine (大田神社)

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Ota-jinja Shrine

Ota-jinja Shrine is located in the northern part of Kyo […]

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The Uji Area (宇治)

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The Uji area

GTK recommends you to visit the Uji area, southern part […]

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Umekoji Park (梅小路公園)

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Umekoji Park

This is a family-friendly outdoor space, containing an […]

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Cherry blossoms viewing walk

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Cherry blossoms viewing walk

April in Kyoto is all about cherry blossoms, sakura in […]

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Higashiyama Shichijo area

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Higashiyama Shichijo area

GTK would like to recommend you to stroll around the Hi […]

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Jidai matsuri Festival and Kurama Hi matsuri Festival

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Jidai matsuri Festival and Kurama Hi matsuri Festival

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Full moon viewing events

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Full moon viewing events

Japanese people have been attached to the moon, especia […]

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Anrakuji ~ Mt.Daimonji

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Anrakuji Temple ~ Mt.Daimonji

The rainy season has not finished yet. It usually conti […]

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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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