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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.

July 2014 Highlight events in Kyoto

July 1st (wed) ~ 31st (fri)

funaboko

Gion Matsuri Festival

Gion-Matsuri Festival is a festival of Yasaka Shrine lo […]

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July 19th (sun) & 20th (mon, holiday)

inari

Motomiya-sai Festival

This shrine is famous for good fortune in business, as […]

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July 19th (sun) ~ 26th (sun)

mitarashi

Mitarashi Matsuri Festival

You can join this ceremony which originated from the ri […]

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July 25th (sat)

anrakuji

Shishigatani Pumpkin service

Cooked pumpkin is served for visitors as a way to keep […]

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July 31st (fri) ~ August 1st midnight

atago

Sennichi Mairi Pilgrimage to Mt. Atago

This is an annual spiritual event in which thousands of […]

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July 1st (Tue) ~ August 15th(Fri)

kifune

Tanabata Illumination

You might come across the small bamboo trees with paper […]

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July 28th (Mon)

fire

Fire Festival

About 40 yamabushi mountain ascetics burn talismans and […]

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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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