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This month's events

The temples and shrines in Kyoto have been keeping their rituals and events from the olden days.
They are traditional, sacred and a pleasant experience. We'd like to introduce them every month.
They are worth to visit during your stay.

April 2016 Highlight events in Kyoto

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

Kyoto Imperial Palace open to the public

It is a special 5-days when you can enter the palace without your passport and any procedure. You can enjoy se […]


April 10th (sun)

Kamo Kyokusui no En

Kamigamo-jnjya Shrine, established in the 7th century, enshrines a god of thunder. Local people worship this s […]


April 10th (sun)

Oukasai Cherry Blossoms Festival

Hirano Shrine is famous for having about 400 beautiful cherry trees. You can see a gorgeous procession underne […]


April 10th (sun)

Taiko Hanami Gyoretsu Procession

About 150 people dressed in costumes of 16th century re-enact a cherry blossoms party held by famous Shogun &# […]


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

Mibu Kyogen

This is a unique kyogen which is related to the Buddhism and famous throughout Japan. The performers wear mask […]


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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