January 30 , 2019
The Arashiyama area will be home to the 2019 Arashiyama Spring Festival. In celebration of the coming spring, international travelers will receive one raffle ticket for every 2,000 yen spent at each participating store* in the Arashiyama area. These raffle tickets can be used at one of the two raffle venues to win prizes including traditional crafts, rickshaw tours, and even tickets for the English Guided Tour at Nijo-jo Castle.
*Please refer to the Spring Festival Map for a list of participating stores
Friday, February 1st, 2019 – Monday, February 11th, 2019
Saga-Arashiyama Omotenashi Vision Promotion Council Member Stores (About 200 Stores)
・JR Saga Arashiyama Station 2nd Floor
On Saturday, February 9th and Sunday, February 10th, at 1:30 p.m., the Omotenashi Vision Promotion Council and other organizations will be hosting a mochi rice cake pounding event at Randen Arashiyama Station’s Hannari Hokkori Square, followed by a sake tasting event.