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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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Jukkoku-bune Boat Ride in Okazaki Park with Cherry Blossoms

Late Mar. - early May (TBA) - Operating Time (as of last year) 9:30-16:30 (boats depart every 15 minutes) *The boat will be operated until 20:30 during the cherry blossom season.

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Kamo Kyokusui no En at Kamigamo Shrine

April 9 (Sun.)

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Baika-sai Plum Festival

Feb. 25 (Sat.) Tea ceremony: 10:00-15:00 (as of last year)

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Setsubun Ceremony at Heian Shrine

Feb. 3 (Fri.)

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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Japanese Calligraphy

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Zen Meditation

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Walking Tour

Our Partners

Accommodations

Almonthotelkyoto

Almont Hotel Kyoto

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Toyoko Inn Kyoto Shijo-Omiya

Hotelkintetsukyotostation

Hotel Kintetsu Kyoto Station

Hotelhokkeclubkyoto

Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto

Shrines & Temples

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Byodo-in Temple

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Shimogamo-jinja Shrine

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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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Genko-an 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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Hogonin Temple Address: 36 Sagatenryujisusu…

Tentokuin Temple Address: 15-802 Honmachi H…

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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