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 February 2015

Setsubun Festival at Yoshida Shrine - February 2nd to February 4th Setsubun is the day when the end of winter and beginning of spring is traditionally celebrated. On February 2nd to 3rd/4th, usually, people scatter roasted soybeans inside and outside their home, saying "demons get out, happiness come in". Shrines…

Finale of Gion Festival on July 31st

Gion Festival, which has more than one thousand years of history, is a one-month-long event that is composed of more than ten different ceremonies. Unfortunately, Yoiyama and Yamahoko Jyungyo (Float Parade), the main parts of this festival, are over,but there is one last chance to experience Gion Festival. It's a…
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