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Discover KYOTO

How do you enjoy in Kyoto?

Event Schedule

Kyoto is full of cultural, artistic, and nature related events throughout the year.
Please enjoy the various events and seasons of Kyoto.

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Cherry Blossom Light-up at Nijo-jo Castle

Late Mar. - Mid April (TBA)

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ENTOKUIN TEMPLE Experience ZEN

3 March (Fri.) ~ 7 May (Sun.) 2017 10am ~ 9 pm (end of reception)

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Kyoto Marathon 2017

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Highlight of Plum Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine

Best time: Early Feb. - late Mar.

Experiences & Tours

There are many places where once can enjoy authentic Japanese cultural experiences in Kyoto. Please enjoy experiencing the traditional culture of Japan in the many traditional temples and sites which can be found only in Kyoto.

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Cycling

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Taiko Drumming

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Traditional Crafts

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Kimono/Yukata

Our Partners

Accommodations

Hotelkeihankyoto

Hotel Keihan Kyoto

Thewestinmiyakokyoto

The Westin Miyako Kyoto

Ryokankohro

Ryokan Kohro

Hotelgimmondkyoto

Hotel Gimmond Kyoto

Shrines & Temples

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Jingo-ji Temple

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Nijo-jo Castle

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Mt.Hiei-zan Enryaku-ji Temple

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Gio-ji Temple

Helpful Information

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Information about special exhibitions of Kyoto's temples and other sites is posted regularly on our Instagram!

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Komyo-ji Temple Address: 584 Uraderamachido…

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Latest News

February 08, 2017 17:00

Kyoto City Bus & Subway launch the new webpage for smartphone users!!

In order for visitors to travel smoothly and conveniently, Kyoto City has launched the Kyoto City Bus & Subway Guide. The website provides lots useful information, such as how to get on buses & s...

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February 08, 2017 16:00

English Guided Tours at the Kyoto State Guest House and Nijo-jo Castle

The Kyoto State Guest House which opened to the public last year, is now offering English guided tours for the first time. The Kyoto State Guest House is a place where foreign dignitaries are welc...

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February 08, 2017 15:00

KYOTO MARATHON 2017

KYOTO MARATHON will be held on Sunday, February 19. Due to the marathon, the schedules of city buses may be changed, or services may be suspended. Travel time may be longer than usual due to traffi...

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