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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.

August 2012 Highlight events in Kyoto

August 4th ~ 13th

Kyoto-no-tanabata Festival

Various events will be held on two riverbanks, the Horikawa Stream and the Kamo River. The Horikawa Stream (Oi […]


August 7th ~ 10th

Pottery Fair

You can enjoy about 500 booths of Japanese pottery on Gojo street between Kawabata st. and Higashioji st. It&# […]


August 10th

“Hanabi” Japanese Fireworks Festival

Hanabi is a symbol of summer night entertainment. 7,000 hanabi will light up the sky around Uji river. In case […]


August 10th ~ 16th

Obon Events

Every year Japanese people have a custom to welcome our ancestors back from the hereafter on or around August […]


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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