July 1st ~ August 15th
You might come across the small bamboo trees with paper decorations, on which Japanese people write their wishes, during your stay in the beginning of July. This is a symbol of Tanabata festival. On these days, Kibune Shrine locatied on the northern area of Kyoto city, welcomes you with beautiful light-up, and traditional bamboo decorations. Kibune Water Festival is held on July 7th. You can see several ceremonies and traditional Shinto dance.
- 18:00-20:00 (~21:00 on Sat, Sun & Holiday)
- Kibune Shrine (get off at Kifune on Eiden line from Demachiyanagi.)