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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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Ukai Cormorant Fishing in Arashiyama

July 1 (Sat.) - Aug. 31 (Thurs.) Boat ride: 19:00-21:00 (shared-boat departure time: 19:00 & 20:00) *No operation on Aug. 16 (Wed.) Sep. 1 (Fri.) - Sep. 23 (Sat., national holiday.) Boat ride: 18:30-20:30 (shared-boat departure time: 18:30 & 19:30) (18:30, 19:30 after Sept. 1)

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Saigu Procession

Oct. 15 (Sun.)

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Shinko-sai Festival at Goko-gu Shrine

Sept. 30 (Sat.) - Oct. 8 (Sun.) (TBA)

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Kurama Fire Festival

Oct. 22 (Sun.) Rain-or-shine

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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Flower Arrangement

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Walking Tour

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Dressing up as a Samurai or Maiko

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Kimono/Yukata

Our Partners

Accommodations

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Kyoto Brighton Hotel

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Via Inn Kyoto Shijo Muromachi

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Hotel Granvia Kyoto

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Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa

Shrines & Temples

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Kinkaku-ji Temple (The Golden Pavilion)

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Ujigami-jinja Shrine

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Genko-an Temple

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Kitano-tenmangu Shrine

Helpful Information

Latest News

September 25, 2017 10:00

Usain Bolt poses with Maiko at the opening of HUBLOT boutique Kyoto

HUBLOT ambassador and newly retired sprinter, Usain Bolt, attended the grand opening event for “HUBLOT Boutique Kyoto” September 5th. Hublot created a charity run with children and Usain gave the ...

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September 17, 2017 10:00

An important message for people visiting Kyoto and surrounding areas today.

From today, September 16 – tomorrow, Sep 17, a Typhoon will be hitting this part of Japan. We expect heavy rains, strong winds, and lightning. There will be a risk of flooding, rivers overflowing t...

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September 14, 2017 10:00

Inheriting Japan Art Gallery (Rimpa School, Jakuchu, and Anime) 「ぼくらが日本を継いでいく」

You are invited to explore a collection bringing together your favorite anime characters with the paintings of famed Kyoto artist, Ito Jakuchu, and artists of the Rimpa School. This collection was ...

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