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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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Erika and Vanessa's cherry blossom viewing at Daigo-ji Temple!

Sharing Kyoto’s writers Erika and Vanessa went to see the cherry blossoms at Daigo-ji Temple!
Erika Feb. 08, 2019
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Secluded hikyo stations of Japan: JR Hozukyo Station in Kyoto

There are many stations in Japan that may feel a bit lonely at first, but are actually places of abundant natural beauty, like JR Hozukyo Station in Kyoto.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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A battle of pancakes: where can you get the best pancake in Kyoto?

Pancakes are hot in Kyoto right now, Kyoto is no longer only about matcha, so come take a look at the hottest pancakes in Kyoto!
Vanessa Feb. 08, 2019
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We went to Murin-an’s media event!

Sharing Kyoto’s writers Erika and Sampo went and joined Murin-an’s night illumination media event
Erika Feb. 08, 2019
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Emperor Uda’s mausoleum in Kyoto near Ninna-ji Temple

A truly off-the-beaten-path hiking destination in Kyoto that is sure to leave you in awe.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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When the demons dance their cumbersome dance to the beat of a taiko drum at Rozan-ji Temple

Rozan-ji Temple is full of demons when the day of the demons. Setsubun, comes round. But the demons here are not that scary; they have a comic side to them.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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Get a bamboo branch from a Japanese actress at Ebisu Shrine

January is a busy month at Ebisu Shrine, and a great chance to get a bamboo branch from a Japanese actress for the low price of 3000 yen.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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The first shrine visit of the year at Yasaka Shrine

In Japan in January you need go to a shrine for the first shrine visit of the year, so of course Sharing Kyoto's writers had to go too.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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ROHM Illumination, a family friendly Christmas lights event in Kyoto

The ROHM Illumination event close to ROHM's HQ is the best Christmas lights even there is in Kyoto, plus it's not overly crowded!
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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Well-kept secrets of Kyoto autumn leaves that you wish you knew before coming

Autumn leaves season in Kyoto is beautiful but the most popular spots are also really crowded, and this is where Sharing Kyoto can help you!
Shiho Feb. 08, 2019
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Daikon Stew at Senbonshaka-do: Good Health for the Whole Year!

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to have some piping hot radish soup at Senbonshaka-do: it was rather good!
Erika Feb. 08, 2019
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The absolutely best spots to see autumn leaves in Arashiyama!

Sometimes it may be hard to choose where to go in Arashiyama during the autumn leaves season, especially because it's so crowded. But fear not; Sharing Kyoto has all the best spots!
Erika Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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, 2019
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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 Jul. 05, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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Okasai Festival experience at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Beautiful cherry blossoms of the Okasai as seen by Sharing Kyoto writers.
Miyuki Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019

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