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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.

February 2012 Highlight events in Kyoto

February 11th, Tuesday (holiday)

Nanakusa-gayu Event

Haru-no-nanakusa (the seven spring herbs) are grown in Jonangu Shrine’s garden, and said to be purify th […]


February 2nd ~ 4th

Setsubun Ceremony

In the beginning of February, an annual traditional event called setsubun is held in several temples and shrin […]


February 21st

Nento-sai Festival

This is the reenactment of the noble’s elegant play in the Heian era. You can go with the procession and […]


February 25th

Plum Festival

The plum festival is held to commemorate the death of Sugawara-no-Michizane who is enshrined at this shrine. M […]


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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