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Sharing our experiences in Kyoto to the world, from the autumn leaves to the Gion Festival(Page3).

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Nijo Castle’s night cherry blossom illumination festival

The beautiful night cherry blossoms illuminated at the World Heritage Site of Nijo Castle; what else could you want?
Sampo May. 14, 2018
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Experience wood engraving at Kyoto Handicraft Center near Heian shrine!

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to experience wood engraving, and it was a bit difficult but fun all the same!
Shiho Apr. 18, 2017
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One of Kyoto's Big Three Festivals, the Jidai Matsuri reenacts 1,000 years of Japan's history!

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Jidai Matsuri to experience everything the huge festival has to give!
Erika Sep. 09, 2017
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The splendid Zuiki Matsuri catches the eyes of spectators

The luxurious portable shrines made with colorful vegetables were so pretty all of us at Sharing Kyoto were surprised!
Erika Sep. 19, 2018
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Takase River Boat Festival is a fun festival for all ages

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Takase River Boat Festival to see if it's really so much fun as we had heard!
Erika Apr. 18, 2017
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Part 2: 6 ways to further enjoy the elegant autumn Kangetsu no Yube moon viewing event

Second part! Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Kangetsu no Yube moon viewing party to view and bark at the moon!
Erika Sep. 07, 2018
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6 ways to further enjoy the elegant autumn Kangetsu no Yube moon-viewing event

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Kangetsu no Yube moon viewing party to view and bark at the moon!
Erika Apr. 18, 2017
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My favorite wooden floats of the Gion Festival

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to see the wooden floats of the Gion Festival, and ranked them! See which one got the first place.
Erika Jul. 09, 2018
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A great Noh play at Heian Jingu Shrine with bonfires

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Heian Jingu Shrine and saw a Noh play and bonfires! It was fun!
Mika Nov. 12, 2018
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A quick and healthy tofu lunch at Yatsuhashi-an

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to make some tofu by himself, and here is his report on how that went.
Taiichi Nov. 06, 2017
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Sharing Kyoto went to Aoi Festival on a very fine day in Kyoto

Sharing Kyoto writers went to see what the Aoi Festival is all about! The historic figures riding horses were awe-inspiring.
Mika Oct. 06, 2017
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I went to take part in a cooking class at Cooking Sun

Learning Japanese cooking the authentic way at Cooking Sun was something I always wanted to do.
Ami Oct. 11, 2018
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My first Miyako dance at Gion Kobu Kaburenjo Theater

Sharing Kyoto went to see the Miyako dance at Gion Kobu Kaburenjo Theater, and it was really interesting!
Miyuki Apr. 17, 2017
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Okasai Festival experience at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Beautiful cherry blossoms of the Okasai as seen by Sharing Kyoto writers.
Miyuki Mar. 09, 2018
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My first experience at Nagashi Bina Festival

This was the first time for me to go to the Nagashi Bina Festival and it was really exciting!
Mika Apr. 17, 2017
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Experience a tea ceremony with real maiko and geiko!

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine and saw and drank tea with real maiko.
Mika Apr. 17, 2017
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Experience the art of Japanese confectionary at Kanshundo

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to make some Japanese confectionary all on his own, and here's his report.
Miya Aug. 11, 2018
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A festival where you can try lifting heavy rice cakes at Godai-ji Temple

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Godai-ji Temple and saw how they lift heavy rice cakes, and were just in awe at how big they were!
Miyuki Nov. 21, 2018
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Celebrate Setsubun at Yoshida Shrine's festival with red, blue, and yellow demons

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Yoshida Shrine and saw what the demon exorcism was all about!
Miyuki Aug. 10, 2017
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Mibu-dera Temple's Kyogen is a pantomime show to repel bad spirits

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Mibu-dera Temple to see what this Kyogen pantomime is all about!
Miyuki Apr. 17, 2017
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Miyama's snow festival and the thatched roofs are a sight to behold at night

Feel the festive spirit at Miyama with Sharing Kyoto. The snow lanterns and thatched roofs ofMiyama are a special sight.
Miyuki Dec. 15, 2017
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We went to Sake Spring's press event at Taizo-in Temple!

Sharing Kyoto’s Erika went and joined the media event of a sake event held in May in Kyoto!
Erika Apr. 17, 2017
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A “cool” Mitarashi Festival – this is how we welcome summer in Kyoto! Part 2

Second part of Sharing Kyoto's Mitarashi Festival Report, where we finally get to the beer and all the yummy stuff!
Shiho Apr. 04, 2017
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A “cool” Mitarashi Festival – this is how we welcome summer in Kyoto!

The summer in Kyoto is hot, but you can cool down at the Mitarashi Festival and experience the rituals with a can of beer in one hand and a dumpling in the other.
Shiho Jul. 16, 2018
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A nice, refreshing kaiseki lunch over a river in Kyoto

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to get something light, but traditional, and haute cuisine for lunch, so of course it was time to head to Ponto-cho!
Erika Nov. 04, 2018
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Shiho is going to teach you how to cook traditional Japanese mochi at home!

Sharing Kyoto's writers are going to tell you how you can make mochi rice cakes at home all by yourself!
Erika Sep. 09, 2017
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Fantastic autumn illumination event at Kifune shrine

Kifune Shrine may be a bit far from the center of Kyoto, but the shrine is incredibly beautiful during the autumn leaves season.
Erika Nov. 23, 2018
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Kodai-ji Temple illuminated at night is an otherwordly sight

Seeing Kodai-ji Temple illuminated at night is something everyone should get to experience at least once during their lifetime.
Shiho Aug. 01, 2018
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At Pagong they use a kimono dying method to make aloha shirts

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Pagong and saw first hand how they make their aloha shirts using the kimono dying method.
Miyuki Oct. 10, 2017
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Try grinding matcha by yourself in Kyoto and experience the tea ceremony

The traditional Japanese tea ceremony with matcha you grind yourself, this experience couldn't be missed by Sharing Kyoto writers!
Miyuki Apr. 19, 2018

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