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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.

December 2014 Highlight events in Kyoto

December 25th (fri)


The last Tenjin-san Market of the year

This is the last antique market of the year called Shim […]


December 5th (sat) & 6th (sun)


Daikondaki Radish Boiling

December 8th is the memorial day when the Buddha Shakam […]


December 13th (sun) ~ 31st (thu)


Nenbutsu Dance Ritual at the end of the year

Nenbutsu, thinking of the Buddha, is a kind of chant in […]


December 21st (mon)


The last Kobo-san Market of the year

This is the last antique market of the year held at Toj […]


December 31st (thu)


Okera-mairi Event

This is the most famous event on New Year’s eve. […]


December 31st (thu)


Joya-no-kane Event

You may hear the sound of bells ringing for about 15 mi […]


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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