Oct 6, 2010

Oct 22nd @ night time"Kurama Himatsuri"

Yuki Shrine "Kurama Himatsuri" ( Fire Festival )
Yuki Shrine

Exciting festival.
Long row of torches planted on both sides of the street leading to Yuki Shrine are lit at 6pm.
Children in festival dress march to the Shrine carrying small torches, followed by adults with bigger torches.

Admission : Free

  • [ Yuki Shrine ]
    Tel : 075-741-1670
    Access : Eizan Railway Kurama-line "Kurama"Station

Oct 4, 2010

22nd Oct. Jidaimatsuri Festival

Jidaimatsuri Festival ( Festival of the Ages)

22nd October
starting from Kyoto Imperial Palace

One of the three great festivals in Kyoto.
A procession of thousands people dressed in ancient costumes,
representing different epochs of Kyoto's 1200 year history.

Kyoto Imperial Palace at 12 noon

Karasuma-Oike at about 12:50pm

Heian Shrine at 2:30pm.

The procession is long and it goes on for about an hour.
Should it rain, it will be postponed until the next day.

Admission : ¥2,000 ( reserved seat )

Access: Kyoto Imperial Palace
Subway Karasuma-line "Marutamachi" Station

Heian Shrine
City Bus No.5 "Kyotokaikan Bijutsukan-mae

Oct 1, 2010

1/10~3/10 Kyoto Antique Fair

1st Oct. (Fri) - 3rd Oct. (Sun)
Time: 10:00am - 17:00pm
@ Kyoto Puluse Plaza

BIG Antique fair is coming on those special days!
There will be more than 350shops from different places in Japan.
A lot of people are coming from Japan and overseas to buy special antiques!
You can't miss it !!

There are only a few fairs in a year.
Next fair will be in March 2011 !

Access: Subway Karasuma Line to 'Takeda'
then Take city bus to No.18, South1,2,3 to 'Puluse Plaza Mae'