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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 2014 Highlight events in Kyoto

Jidai matsuri Festival and Kurama Hi matsuri Festival

Jidai matsuri Festival and Kurama Hi matsuri Festival

October is a month of change in Kyoto; text by Steve Cooke The weather changes from the balmy late summer of S […]


October 1st (Thu) ~ 5th (Mon)

Zuiki matsuri Festival

This is the festival giving thanks for the rich harvest of Kitano-Tenmengu Shrine which is famous for a every […]


October 10th (Sat) ~ 12th (Mon)

Mibu Kyogen

This is a unique kyogen which is related to the Buddhism and famous throughout Japan. The performers wear mask […]


October 16th (Fri) & 17th (Sat)

Himukai-daijingu Shrine Festival

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


October 18th (Sun)

Kasakake Shinji Event (Archery on horseback)

“Kasakake” Ritual is the traditional archery on the horse began in the 8th century. You can see th […]


October 18th (Sun)

Saigu procession

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


October 10th (Fri)

Nashinoki Shrine Autumn Festival

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


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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