Route & Time Between Sightseeing Spots in Kyoto (Kiyomizudera, Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji, Yasaka Shrine, Shimogamo Shrine and Kyoto Station)

Kiyomizudera Temple, Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple, Yasaka Shrine (Gion), Shimogamo Shrine and etc. There are many sightseeing spots in Kyoto. The key to enjoying Kyoto travel is to plan your travel carefully to each spot you would like to visit. Here, you can see how long it will take to…

Kyoto Marathon on February 21st : 3 Spots to Visit, 3 Spots Not to Visit

[caption id="attachment_181" align="alignleft" width="680"] Heian Jingu Shrine: Kyoto Marathon Goal[/caption] Kyoto Marathon is coming soon. There will be crowd of serious runners, athletes and their family members. On February 21st, 16,000 runners will dominate Kyoto almost all day. For those who will be in Kyoto for reasons other than participating…

Event Calender in Kyoto April 2015

Miyako Odori at Gion Kobu Kaburenjo -- April 1st - April 30th Miyako Odori is a one hour long traditional dance performance by Maikos/Geikos attached to the Gion Kobu District. Participants can enjoy not only dancing but also other Japanese culture such as displays of beautiful Kimonos and traditional tea…

Kyoto 2014 Spring Illumination Event List & Calender

March 14th - 23rd: Hanatoro Illumination in Higashiyama. This is one of the biggest illumination events in Kyoto. Streets in Higashiyama Area will be lit up beautifully with flower arrangement displays created by Ikenobo group. Please check "Hanatoro: March's Best Illumination Event in Kyoto" for details.  [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d3268.1222409351885!2d135.778529!3d35.003645!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60010879a010eca9%3A0xc77ac89d5a241ae9!2z5YWr5Z2C56We56S-!5e0!3m2!1sja!2sjp!4v1394335867969&w=400&h=300] Place: Higashiyama…