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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.

September 2011 Highlight events in Kyoto

Hassaku-sai Festival

This annual festival is held to encourage a rich harvest and happy life. A women’s mikoshi (portable shr […]


September 9th

Chouyou-no-sekku Ceremony & Karasu-sumo game

This is one of the five celebrations for the changing season in Japan, also called “Chrysanthemum Festiv […]


September 10th ~ 12th

Full moon viewing events

Photo : Shimogamo Shrine Japanese people have been attached to the moon, especially the autumn full moon. In a […]


September 15th

Yoshitsune Festival

Kurama-dera Temple is famous for a legend about Tengu, an imaginary long-nosed goblin. It is said that Tengu t […]


September 19th

The Japanese garden open to the public

This is a good opportunity to see the Japanese pond garden of Heian-jingu Shrine in which the autumn flowers a […]


September 17th ~ 19th

Hagi Festival

Nashinoki Shrine is the best temple to enjoy the Japanese autumn flower Hagi. You can also see the traditional […]


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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