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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 2015 Highlight events in Kyoto

July 1st (Sun) ~ 31st (Tue)

Gion Matsuri Festival

Gion-Matsuri Festival is a festival of Yasaka Shrine located in eastern Gion, which started in the 9th century […]


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

Motomiya-sai Festival

This shrine is famous for good fortune in business, as well as its tunnel of countless red Shinto gates leadin […]


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

Mitarashi Matsuri Festival

You can join this ceremony which originated from the ritual purification in ancient times. While wading in the […]


July 25th (sat)

Shishigatani Pumpkin service

Cooked pumpkin is served for visitors as a way to keep illness away in the severe summer season. Temple’ […]


July 31st (fri) ~ August 1st midnight

Sennichi Mairi Pilgrimage to Mt. Atago

This is an annual spiritual event in which thousands of pilgrims climb Mt. Atago altitude 924m, located on the […]


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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