The area called Nishijin is the town of weaving, and Orihime (the weaver princess) is the main character of the Tanabata Festival and worshiped strongly by people in this area. After the Machiya tour, enjoy a special meals associated with Tanabata.
July 1 (Sat.) - 7 (Fri.) *On the 7th (Fri.): From 12:00-17:00
Access: Kyoto City Bus #9 "Ichijo Modori-bashi/Seimei Jinja-mae"
Fee: 8,000 yen plus tax (20 seats; reservation required from 2 or more)
*There is also the tour to enjoy the Tanabata ritual at Shiramine Shrine (9,000 yen plus tax)