Supported browsers

For optimal use of this website, we recommend using one of the following browsers. Please note that use of a different browser may result in your not being able to access the site.

- Internet Explorer 9 or later
- Google Chrome (latest version)
- Firefox (latest version)
- Safari (latest version)

Trip advisor

Kyoto is named the World's Best City in the Travel + Leisure

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.


Takekiri-e Bamboo Cutting Ritual

June 20 (Mon.) From 14:00


Machiya Townhouse Summer Visit - Seasonal Renewal of Machiya Townhouse -

June 1 (Wed.) - Sept. 30 (Fri.) 9:00-17:00


Kifune Festival

June 1 (Wed.)


The 65th Kyoto Antique Fair

June 24 (Fri.) - 26 (Sun.) 10:00-17:00 (until 16:00 on the last day)

Helpful Information

Tourist's Viewon instagram

geishas in gion 💙

magic hour in kyoto ❤️

京都版合掌村:美山茅葺之里(かやぶきの里) 🌲介紹:http://banbi217.pi…

#Sakura #cherryblossom #cherryblossoms #kimo…

It really looks like a painting!! #housenin …

The bamboo grove in Arashiyama (the outskirt…

After intensive months of work & collaborati…

Japanese Narrowboat these pleasure boats cal…

茶乃逢info ジメジメした1日となりました☔️ まもなく茶乃逢名物「千利氷抹茶づくし…

#kyoto calling 🙏🏼💙


Nippon Sakura Sweets




Keinin & Zen


More 'Kyoto' than a Native-Born Kyotoite : Jeff Berglund

Latest News

June 03, 2016 10:00

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...


May 16, 2016 10:00

The booking website for Kyoto Takigi-Noh is open!

The tickets are available for purchase at the following booking website. Kyoto Takigi-Noh, an early summer special event, started in 1950 being co-sponsored by Kyoto City and the Kyoto Noh Associ...


April 28, 2016 10:00

The booking website for Kyoto Aoi Matsuri (Hollyhock Festival) is open!

The tickets are available for purchase at the following booking website. Experience Kyoto's iconic Aoi Matsuri parade will be held on May 15th. You can watch ancient Kyoto before your very eyes! T...