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.
This is a traditional way of fishing dating from the 8th century. You can watch from the banks of the Oi River close to Arashiyama Station. And also, the ukai sightseeing boats are available.
Various events will be held on two riverbanks, the Horikawa Stream and the Kamo River. The Horikawa Stream (Oike ~ Ichijo-modoribashi) : A Milky Way created by LED and lighting Nishijin-ori textile will be displayed. Various events will be held. Such as Nijo Castle illumination, a Kimono-Show at Nishijin-ori Textile Center, a workshop of Yuzen [...]
You can enjoy about 500 booths of Japanese pottery on Gojo street between Kawabata st. and Higashioji st. It’s a good opportunity to get a high quality pottery at reasonable prices.
Every year Japanese people have a custom to welcome our ancestors back from the hereafter on or around August 10th and send them back there on August 16th. People clean and decorate the alters and the graves of their ancestors. This is a Buddhist event and worship, so it is the busiest season for monks [...]