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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.

May 2012 Highlight events in Kyoto

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Aoi Matsuri

It is May in Kyoto and the cherry blossoms of April hav […]

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May 3rd

yabusame

Yabusame-shinji Ritual

Movie: This is a powerful ceremony to purify the route […]

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May 4th

misogi

Saio-dai Misogi Ritual

Saio was a selected woman who served god in ancient tim […]

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May 5th

kurabeuma

Kurabe-uma-shinji Ritual

Two men in traditional costumes riding on horse back co […]

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May 12th

mikage

Mikage Matsuri Ritual

An elegant Japanse dance and music are performed in the […]

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May 1st ~ 4th

shinsen

Shinsenen Kyogen

This is a unique kind of kyogen, which performers wear […]

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May 6th

kurama-web

Kurama Full moon Festival

On the night of the May full moon, the festival called […]

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May 20th

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Mifune Festival

People in Imperial costumes on boats play court music, […]

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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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