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Wandering Stream Banquet (Kyokusui no Utage)

This event re-enacts a poetry game enjoyed by aristocrats of the Heian Period (784-1185), in which poets must compose a poem in the time it takes a tiny bird-shaped boat with a cup of sake to float down a stream to them.

Date & Time

November 3rd (Sat, national holiday), 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Venue

Jonan-gu Shrine

Directions

Subway Karasuma Line or Kintetsu Kyoto Line to Takeda Station. From there, walk fifteen minutes.

Category

Traditional Festivals