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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.

october 2011 Highlight events in Kyoto

October 8th ~ 10th

Mibu Kyogen

This is a unique kyogen which is famous throughout Japan. The performers wear masks, and perform silently but […]


October 10th

Nashinoki Shrine Autumn Festival

This is an annual festival of a rustic and tranquil shrine located near the east side of the Imperial Palace. […]


October 15th ~ November 23rd

Nijo Castle Autumn Festival (Autumn Festa 2011)

October 15th, Maiko welcome the guests at the entrance of the castle. October 15th ~ 22nd, Castle tour while r […]


October 16th

Kasakake Shinji Event (Archery on horseback)

You can see the bravery of traditional archery in the approach to the shrine. English explanation will be avai […]


October 16th

Saigu procession

In ancient time, the custom was to select one princess to serve the god of ise Shrine in Mie Prefecture where […]


October 16th & 17th

Himukai-daijingu Shrine Festival

This shrine is connected to Ise jingu Shrine in Wakayama, located in the Higashiyama mountain area of “K […]


October 31st ~ November 6th

Imperial Palace open to public

It is a good chance in autumn to enter without a reservation or your passport. It’s free of charge.


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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