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"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!

February 23rd, Sunday

Sake Festival

The Fushimi area, about 15 minutes train-ride to the south of the Kyoto station area, is the historical sake brewing district. When you stroll in this area with the distinctive white walls of sake breweries, you can enjoy the sweet malt scent of sake. The cedar ball decoration at the entrance of each brewery is the symbol of a real brewery.
On this day, there is a sake festival which you can enjoy tasting some fresh new sake and other sake products.

Access: 10 minutes walk from Momoyamagoryo Station on Keihan line

  • 11:00-15:00
  • Fushimi sake center
  • ¥300 if you try tasting sake.

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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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