GTK would like to introduce the real Kyoto life by GTK bloggers. Some of them migrated from their countries
to Kyoto, and want to share how to enjoy the Kyoto life. These blogs are quite useful for visiting Kyoto, and also
for people who hope to live in Japan.
Today! It’s a climax of Gion-Matsuri. 32 hoko floats move around downtown Kyoto. Don’t miss this gorgeous procession! The map below is the route and the time schedule of procession.
The biggest festival of Kyoto has started! Do you listen to the sound called Gion-bayashi which is a back music of Gion-Matsuri with Japanese flute, drum and bell. It sounds so exciting! This festival is held the whole July through. I’d like to introduce the highlight events of Gion-Matsuri. 10th Welcoming lanterns at Yasaka Shrine, [...]