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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 31st (fri) ~ August 1st midnight

Sennichi Mairi Pilgrimage to Mt. Atago

This is an annual spiritual event in which thousands of pilgrims climb Mt. Atago altitude 924m, located on the northwest part of Kyoto city. At Atago Shrine on the top of the mountain, the pilgrims can obtain fire protection amulets. The visitors are able to have a rest in the room next to the shrine.
The ceremony will start at 21:00. Special shuttle buses will also run from Arashiyama Station to Kiyotaki on these days.

  • Atago Shrine on Mt.Atago
  • 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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