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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.

June 2011 Highlight events in Kyoto

June 1st

Kibune Shrine Festival

This is a classic ceremony for giving thanks at Kibune Shrine. People carry a mikoshi (portable shrine) along […]


June 1st

Hydrangea Garden Opening

Mimuroto-ji Temple, called Hydrangea Temple, opens their garden to public until July 11. You can enjoy about 1 […]


June 1st

Kaminari-yoke Festival

This is an annual festival to pray for protection from thunder and fire and also for a rich harvest. The talis […]


June 3th

Heian Shrine Garden Public Opening

This is a good opportunity to see this beautiful Japanese garden of 2,000 blooming “kakitsubata” a […]


June 10th

Taue-sai Rice planting Festival

Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine enshrines the God for rice harvest. This is an annual event for a rich harvest of […]


June 15th ~ 30th

Summer camellia Viewing

Torin-in Temple in Myoshin-ji Temple ground is famous for a garden scene in which a lot of camellias have fall […]


June 18th

Hojo-e event

Hojo-e is a Buddhist event in which living things are set free and the killing of them is remonstrated against […]


June 17th ~ 19th

Antique Grand Market

About 350 antique dealers will display their shops’ booths at this biggest antique event in Western Japa […]


June 20th

Takekirie Bamboo Cutting Ritual

Kurama-dera Temple, located at the top of sacred Mt. Kurama, holds this historical ritual every June. Two team […]


June 30th

Nagoshi-no-harai Ritual

This is an ancient Japanese purification to pray for our health in the remainder of the year. It is said that […]


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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