Articles about events in Kyoto

A lot happens in Kyoto during the year! From the traditional to the new and hip, we have you covered.

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The most interesting temple flea markets of Kyoto

There are flea markets at Kyoto’s temples and parks every day. From antiques to handicrafts, I’m going to introduce 5 markets where you can try to find treasures.
Erika Nov. 15, 2019
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Top 5 most popular events in Kyoto by Sharing Kyoto readers

The five events you definitely have to join in Kyoto, all chosen by Sharing Kyoto’s users! These were the most popular events on Sharing Kyoto.
Erika Nov. 15, 2019
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Top 4 mysterious night illumination events in Kyoto in autumn!

Four different, but all mysterious, night illumination events held at Kyoto’s temples.
Erika Nov. 15, 2019
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How to Catch a Football Match in Kyoto with Kyoto Sanga F.C.!

The definitive guide to catching a football match in Kyoto and seeing the boys in purple, Kyoto Sanga F.C.
Shin Nov. 01, 2019
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Kyoto’s Jidai Matsuri – Festival of the Ages [2019 Guide]

The 2019 guide to one of Kyoto’s big three festivals, the Jidai Matsuri – Festival of the Ages.
Vanessa Oct. 21, 2019
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Japan Umeshu Festa in Kyoto 2019 – Plum Wine Tasting at Kyoto’s Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Checking out the plum wine festival “Japan Umeshu Festa in Kyoto 2019”
Vanessa Oct. 17, 2019
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We visited the Shōgo-in Monzeki Temple

While visiting the Shōgo-in Monzeki Temple for a separate piece, we were given a tour and learned a lot about the temple. Below we compiled some of the things we learnt.
Yumemi Sep. 18, 2019
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Guide to Tackling the Arashiyama Kangetsu no Yube: Full Moon Viewing

In this article, we introduce you to how to get to and how to buy tickets to the full moon viewing, Kangetsu no Yube.
Vanessa Sep. 09, 2019
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Shijo Kawaramachi – a haunted house that appeared overnight!

Quaking in our boots, we went and checked out the bloodcurdling haunted house that suddenly appeared in downtown Kyoto, Shijo Kawaramachi!
Shin Sep. 04, 2019
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We Checked out the “Where the World Meets Japanese Art and Culture” Exhibition!

We went and got a good look for ourselves at the “CONTACT Where the World Meet Japanese Art and Culture” exhibition held in commemoration of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Kyoto 2019 General Conference at the world heritage site of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple.
Yumemi Sep. 03, 2019
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Lighting up Kyoto’s Summer Night Sky – Gozan no Okuribi!

We checked out the yearly festival of Gozan no Okuribi
Vanessa Sep. 02, 2019
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Sharing Worlds with 20 Slides × 20 Seconds – Pechakucha Night Kyoto

Pechakucha Night Kyoto is a Kyoto based event bringing together a mass of speakers; each with unique ideas, visions, and stories! Meet new people and discover unknown worlds at Pechakucha Night Kyoto!
Sakurako Aug. 27, 2019
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(Event Period: 8/17 – 9/2) We Checked out teamLab’s Shimogamo Shrine Exhibition

Take a peek into teamLab’s “Digitized Forest at the World Heritage Site of Shimogamo” – an art exhibition you can see, feel, hear and walk through.
Miyabi Aug. 21, 2019
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Kyoto Gojozaka Pottery Festival – Plenty of Pretty Plates

We checked out the Kyoto summer staple, Gojozaka Pottery Festival!
Yumemi Aug. 08, 2019
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The 4 Best Restaurants around the Kyo-no-Tanabata Festival!

This romantic yearly event is Kyoto’s “Kyo-no-Tanabata” festival. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the best restaurants for after you’ve enjoyed the festivities.
Vanessa Aug. 05, 2019
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Ways to Enjoy the Mitarashi Festival

Pray for good health and soak your feet in Shimogamo Shrine’s Mitarashi Pond. Ways to enjoy the Mitarashi Festival and nearby restaurants.
Vanessa Jun. 13, 2019
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Ume Plum Blossom Garden at the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine!

We took a trip to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine famous for its ume plums blossoms!
Yumemi Mar. 05, 2019
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Enjoy the winter of 2019 in Kyoto! Top 7 events for January and February

In this article, you can learn about the most recommended traditional events taking place in Kyoto in January and February 2019.
Kenji Jan. 04, 2019
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5 events in Kyoto where you get to see geisha

There are many events in Kyoto where you can see beautiful maiko and geisha. I have five events, from ones where you can see maiko dance to ones where you can drink beer with them!
Erika Dec. 21, 2018
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The 3 absolute must-go night cherry blossom illumination events in Kyoto!

Erika tells you about the three night cherry blossom events in Kyoto she likes the best!
Erika Dec. 21, 2018
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Three biggest festivals of Kyoto

In the historic city of Kyoto there are three famous festivals that have been celebrated for hundreds, even thousands of years. Sometimes called “Three big Kyoto festivals”, these festivals are Aoi Festival, Gion Festival, and Jidai Festival, and they are famous world-wide.
Erika Dec. 21, 2018
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4 events for 4 seasons!

There are 4 seasons in Japan, and here are the 4 best events for each season in Kyoto!
Erika Dec. 21, 2018
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Mystical illumination events of Kyoto

Kyoto looks normally looks pretty, but when it’s illuminated at night the temples and shrines of Kyoto take on a completely new, mysterious look.
Sampo Dec. 21, 2018
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Top Kyoto events you just have to go in May and June

Coming to Kyoto in May or June? Then you have to check out these events that bring out the best of Kyoto!
Sampo Dec. 21, 2018
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Sharing Kyoto's recommended events in Arashiyama Area

Going to Arashiyama? Remember to check Sharing Kyoto before your trip as we have a list of the best events for the area of Arashiyama!
Sampo Dec. 21, 2018
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Top 3 weirdest festivals in Kyoto

There are peculiar festivals called “weird festivals” in Kyoto that have their own special customs. These festivals are called the “three weird festivals of Kyoto” and they are something extremely Japanese you won’t forget.
Erika Dec. 21, 2018
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Recommended autumn events in Kyoto!

5 autumn events in Kyoto recommended by Sharing Kyoto’s writer Erika!
Erika Dec. 20, 2018
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One Piece stamp rally around historic sights of Kyoto

One Piece has come to Kyoto! Luffy's at Kyoto Station, Nami at Karasuma Oike, and you can find Brook at Kurumazaki Shrine!
Sampo Dec. 20, 2018
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The top 10 most popular Kyoto events on Sharing Kyoto in 2017!

Many events small and big take place in Kyoto every month, but in this article, you can find out which were the most popular!
Vanessa Dec. 20, 2018
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Let's visit Kyoto in spring! 5 activities in Kyoto during spring

The weather has warmed up again with the arrival of spring and everyone is in a joyful mood! Let's visit Kyoto and take part in its outdoor spring activities!
Vanessa Dec. 20, 2018

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