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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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Kiyomizu Pottery Festival

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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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"Autumn Moon Viewing Tea Ceremony Party" at Kodai-ji Temple

Fri., Sat. & Sun. of Sept. 8 (Fri.) - 24 (Sun.)

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Moon Viewing and Music Festival

Oct. 4 (Wed.) From 17:30

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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Taiko Drumming

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Zen Meditation

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Tea Ceremony

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Walking Tour

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Accommodations

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Gion Hatanaka

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Kyoto Hotel Okura

Shrines & Temples

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Taizo-in Temple

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Manpuku-ji Temple

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Daigo-ji Temple

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Kenninji-Temple

Helpful Information

Latest News

August 09, 2017 10:00

Renovation project: Kiyomizu-dera Temple

The Kiyomizu-dera Temple is one of the area's most important historical heritage sites and one of the most famous religious symbols in Japan. Over the past year, the roof of the temple's Main Hall ...

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August 07, 2017 10:00

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

From today, August 7 – tomorrow, Aug 8, 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 their ...

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August 02, 2017 10:00

Kyoto Marathon 2018 are open for entries!

Kyoto Marathon 2018 course takes runners on a fascinating journey through the "City of International Culture and Tourism." Runners will pass by seven UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites and many o...

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