Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hanatouro - Special illumination event

Hanatouro is held from March 14 to 23 in Higashiyama district, Kyoto.

Loads of temples, shrines, or paths are illuminated with enchanting lights.
This is one of must-see events in Kyoto.

We are sure that you can feel the beauty of Japan with a traditional atmosphere of Kyoto.

The illumination hour is from 6 pm to 9:30 pm.
You can have a visit the website of Hanatouro and decide your preferable place since it is illuminated throughout Higashiyama district.

If you come here in the period of this, why not putting this into your to-do list in Kyoto?






Sunday, February 2, 2014

Baika Festival

Baika Festval is held on 25th of February in Kitano Tenmanguas shrine an annual event!
This one is originated from representing a respect for Michizane Sugawara, a deity of study.
So it is taken place on his death-day every year.

There are some events such as a plum-viewing, huge open-air tea ceremony by a geisha or maiko, or special opening.
For taking part in this open-air tea ceremony, you need to purchase the advanced ticket.
It is already on sale, from January 25, and limited to the first 3000 reserved people.
If you would like to go for that, we guess that you need to be in a hurry for that.

For the other ones, you do not need to get some tickets in advance.

Please refer to the access below.

Taking bus no.50 Getting off at Kitano Tenmangu-mae

For more details, please visit the website of Kitano Tenmanguas shrine.

We hope that many of you go there and enjoy one of Japanese cultural festival:)