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Sharing our experiences in Kyoto to the world, from the autumn leaves to the Gion Festival(Page4).

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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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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Feb. 13, 2019
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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 Jul. 09, 2019
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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. 09, 2019
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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 Jun. 27, 2019
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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 Feb. 14, 2019
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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 Feb. 14, 2019
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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 Feb. 14, 2019
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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 Feb. 14, 2019
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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 Feb. 14, 2019
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Try making traditional Japanese sweets by yourself here in Kyoto

Have you ever wondered how traditional Japanese sweets are made? Sharing Kyoto's went to Yoshihiro's to find out!
Miya Feb. 14, 2019
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We became real maikos at Transformation Studio Shiki

Sharing Kyoto's writers became almost real maikos at Transformation Studio Shiki, and walked the streets of Kyoto elegantly.
Yukari Feb. 14, 2019
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Higashiyama Hanatoro is an event where you can enjoy Kyoto at night: the temples and stone paved streets illuminated

Sharing Kyoto's writer Erika went to the Kyoto illumination event of Higashiyama Hanatoro!
Erika Feb. 15, 2019
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Sharing Kyoto style lunch at Nishiki Market and some divine sashimi

Sharing Kyoto’s writer Sampo went to Nishiki Market and had only street food for his lunch, from the weird to the great it was all interesting, all something you can have only in Kyoto!
Sampo Feb. 15, 2019
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Grand Tour of Uji

World heritage sites, going back in time to the Heian period, plus the best bakeries in Kyoto, all in Uji, all revealed in this article!
Vanessa Feb. 15, 2019
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At Jonangu’s Plum Festival you can enjoy the collaboration between pink weeping plum trees and deep red camellia flowers

The plum blossom season is the interlude for the cherry blossom season, but at Jonangu Erika found the plum blossoms so beautiful she forgot all about cherry blossoms!
Erika Feb. 15, 2019
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An unforgettable night drinking out at the unique pub complex of Orizuru Kaikan

The pub complex of Orizuru Kaikan offers a unique array of Japanese standing pubs for you to enjoy, and we went and experienced a night of drinking the Japanese way!
Sampo Feb. 15, 2019
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A luxurious midsummer lunch over a river in Kibune

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Kibune this time to experience a luxurious midsummer kaiseki lunch on top of a river.
Miya Jun. 27, 2019
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Beer garden on top of Kyoto Tower was a lot of fun!

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to Kyoto Tower to enjoy the beer garden on the 10th floor, the views were nice, the food good, the beer even better.
Miyuki Jun. 27, 2019
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The biggest Setsubun Festival in Kyoto at Yoshida Shrine and demon exorcism: Three roaring, wandering demons!

Yoshida Shrine's demons are nothing to play with: they are scary! This event is especially popular with families, and there is a crazy number of food stalls at the event!
Erika Feb. 15, 2019
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The brading activity made famous by the anime movie Your Name!

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to experience kumihimo brading at a workshop, and boy was it fun and they turned out really pretty.
Miya Feb. 15, 2019
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Try making your own unique ceramic mug in Kyoto

Experience pottery making right in the heart of it at Kyoto's Kiyomizu, of course with Sharing Kyoto's writers!
Miya Feb. 15, 2019
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The night is not full of terrors in Arashiyama during the Arashiyama Hanatoro event

The Hanatoro events are the best events in Kyoto according to one of Sharing Kyoto's writers. The mysterious feeling in Arashiyama is something you won't forget.
Sampo Feb. 15, 2019
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A three-hour journey to Arashiyama on Sagano Romantic Train!

One of Sharing Kyoto's writers had never been to Arashiyama, so we had to take the romantic train and boat there and experience it all.
Miya Feb. 15, 2019
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Try becoming a real ninja in Kyoto! Cowabunga!

Sharing Kyoto's writer-ninjas went out to test this ninja-experience, and see how radical being a ninja really is.
Miya Feb. 15, 2019
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Experience Kyoto in a day conveniently on a rickshaw

Sharing Kyoto's writers went out and tried riding a rickshaw through Kyoto, seeing all the best spots of Kyoto in a day.
Miya Feb. 15, 2019

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