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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 2015 Highlight events in Kyoto

Full moon viewing events

Full moon viewing events

Japanese people have been attached to the moon, especially the autumn full moon. In ancient time, the nobles e […]


September 6th (sun)

Hassakusai Festival

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


September 9th (wed)

Chouyou-no-sekku Ceremony

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


September 14th(mon), 15th (tue)

Seiryu-e Event

Seiryu, the blue dragon, is said to be alive in Kiyomizu Temple. People in traditional costume carry and parad […]


September 15th (tue)

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(sat) ~ 23rd(wed)

Hagi flower 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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