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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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Nagashi-bina

Mar. 3 (Fri.) From 10:00

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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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The 65th Kitano Odori

Mar. 25 (Sat.) - April 7 (Fri.) (TBA)

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ENTOKUIN TEMPLE Experience ZEN

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

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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Dressing up as a Samurai or Maiko

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Bus Tour

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Tea Ceremony

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Japanese Calligraphy

Our Partners

Accommodations

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Village Kyoto

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Hotel Monterey Kyoto

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Hotel Kintetsu Kyoto Station

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Hotel Mume

Shrines & Temples

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Taizo-in Temple

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Nanzen-ji Temple

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Jakko-in

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Shugakuin Imperial Villa

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

March 09, 2017 18:00

Purchase original Kyoto traditional craft goods on eBay!

Kyoto is a city renowned for its vast number of traditional crafts and industries that still survive to this day. Beautiful kimono, accessories, tea cups, stationary and more are still made using t...

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March 03, 2017 12:00

The new digital version of the “KYOTO MAP (for Tourist)” will make sightseeing in Kyoto even more fun!

The digital version of the “KYOTO MAP (for Tourist)” is filled with tourist spots all over Kyoto and can be viewed on smartphones, tablets and other devices. For people who are unfamiliar with Kyot...

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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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