Dec. 21, 2018 UPDATE

4 events for 4 seasons!

There are 4 seasons in Japan, and here are the 4 best events for each season in Kyoto!
Okazaki Jikkokubune boat ride
In Kyoto that is, of course, famous for its many sightseeing spots like temples and shrines , there are great events that take place every season of the year. In this article, you will find my recommendation for the best event for each of the four seasons. I hope this article will be useful when choosing the time of year and event you want to go to in Kyoto!

Okazaki Jikkokubune boat ride

Spring in Kyoto means cherry blossoms. By the time the cherry blossoms start to bloom there are many events in Kyoto where you can enjoy the blossoms. Many people who visit Kyoto in spring come here because they want to see the cherry blossoms.

Jikkokubune boat ride

I want to especially recommend the Jikkokubune boat ride you can take in Okazaki. This event offers you a luxurious chance to see cherry blossoms from a boat. This event is recommended for those who want to experience the cherry blossoms in a more special way!

At night

At night the cherry blossoms are illuminated and you can experience the cherry blossoms in a new, mysterious light. The number of people that can ride on the boat at one time is limited so you can enjoy the cherry blossoms without having to worry about the crowds. I’m sure this will become a cherry blossom memory you will never forget. 

Event dates:From the end of March to the beginning of May (The cherry blossom illumination is from the end of March to the beginning of April). 

Address Nanzen-ji Boat Pier
Event time 9:30am - 4:30pm Boat departs every 15 minutes (every 30min - 60min during slow season). *hours extend from 8:30am - 5:30pm during peak season. Night Boat Ride Runs until 8:30pm
Erika[ Sharing Kyoto Staff ]
These were the four events for four seasons, all in Kyoto where the transitions between seasons are thought to be very important. I hope you will enjoy the season you decided to visit Kyoto in by going to a seasonal festival and enjoying the four seasons of Japan in the ancient capital.
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