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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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Matchmaking: Tanabata Festival at Machiya in Nishijin

July 1 (Sat.) - 7 (Fri.) *On the 7th (Fri.): From 12:00-17:00

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The 68th Kyoto Takigi Noh Performance

June 1 (Thurs.) & 2 (Fri.) From 18:00

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Motomiya Festival

July 22 (Sat), 23 (Sun)

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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Japanese Cuisine

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Traditional Crafts

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Walking Tour

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Flower Arrangement

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Accommodations

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Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto

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Village Kyoto

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Gion Hatanaka

Shrines & Temples

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Yuki-jinja Shrine

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Shimogamo-jinja Shrine

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Kozan-ji Temple

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Jakko-in

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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What shot captures your visit to Kyoto? Share your photos with the #kyototrip
and yours could be posted on the Kyoto Official Travel Website!

Latest News

June 09, 2017 12:00

Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition at Nijo Castle (UNESCO World Heritage Site) as Part of Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto

Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition will take place at Kyoto Art Center and Nijo Castle (the UNESCO World Heritage site) this Summer as part of a three-nation project "Culture City of East As...

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June 09, 2017 12:00

English Guided Tours at the Kyoto State Guest House

From 1st June the Kyoto State Guest House will be offering regular guided tours in English! Visit the Kyoto State Guest House, a modern interpretation of traditional Japanese architecture and inter...

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May 16, 2017 12:00

OMIYAGE (gifts / souvenirs) recommended by LOCAL KYOTO RESIDENTS

You can buy omiyage (gifts/souvenirs) as a memory of your trip or for friends and family members back home. There are many different gifts that you can purchase in Kyoto, one of Japan’s top tourist...

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