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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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April 6th (wed)~10th (sun)

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Kyoto Imperial Palace open to the public

It is a special 5-days when you can enter the palace wi […]

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April 10th (sun)

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Kamo Kyokusui no En

Kamigamo-jnjya Shrine, established in the 7th century, […]

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April 10th (sun)

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Oukasai Cherry Blossoms Festival

Hirano Shrine is famous for having about 400 beautiful […]

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April 10th (sun)

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Taiko Hanami Gyoretsu Procession

About 150 people dressed in costumes of 16th century re […]

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April 29th, Friday (holiday)

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Kyokusui-no-utage ceremony

You can see the reenactment of an elegant poetry game a […]

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April 29th (fri) ~ May 5th (thu)

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Mibu Kyogen

This is a unique kyogen which is related to the Buddhis […]

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March 3rd (thu)

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Nagashibina Event

To pray for the safety of children, straw hina dolls ar […]

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March 3rd (thu)

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Hina-matsuri Festival

You can see a unique Hina display with people dressing […]

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March 27th (Sun)

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Hanezu Odori Dance

This dance celebrates the famous 8th century poetess, O […]

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February 24th, Wednesday

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Nento-sai Festival

This is the reenactment of the noble’s elegant pl […]

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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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