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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 2017 Highlight events in Kyoto

Kyoto Imperial Park (京都御苑), Shimogamo Shrine (下鴨神社), Kamigamo Shrine (上賀茂神社)

Kyoto Imperial Park

Kyoto Imperial Park is the favorite place of a GTK writer. It is green, clean and safe so a perfect place to r […]


Shisendo Temple (詩仙堂)

Shisendo Temple

Shisendo Temple was founded by Jozan Ishikawa (1583-1672), who was known as a personal attendant of the famous […]


Ota-jinja Shrine (大田神社)

Ota-jinja Shrine

Ota-jinja Shrine is located in the northern part of Kyoto City close from Kamigamo Shrine. It’s famous f […]


The Uji Area (宇治)

The Uji area

GTK recommends you to visit the Uji area, southern part of Kyoto, about 30 minute train ride from Kyoto Statio […]


Umekoji Park (梅小路公園)

Umekoji Park

This is a family-friendly outdoor space, containing an aquarium and a railway museum. Visitors can enjoy home- […]


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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