Tagged: Kyoto

Toji Temple, Kyoto

It was built in 796 when the capital was transfered to Heiankyo from Heijokyo Toji Temple, just a short walk from Kyoto Station, is the official name Kyoogokoku-ji Temple, one...

Saga Dainenbutsu Kyogen (Noh Farce), Kyoto

The performer puts on Kyogen ‘s face and makes funny movements Among Kyogen, a classical comedy, what is called “Dainenbutsu Kyogen” is a religious drama created for the propagation of...

Mikane-jinja Shrine, Kyoto

Sacred place powerful power to money luck “Mikane-jinja Shrine” was a shrine that originally gained beneficial properties related to metals and minerals. It is a shrine which is rapidly increasing...

Mission Gion, Kyoto

Topic shop where people of a wide generation can enjoy kimonos Mission Gion is a Japanese-style clothes rental shop located in the Gion area, a popular tourist spot in Kyoto....

Kyoto Gozan Okuribi, Kyoto

“Daimonji” is a symbol of Kyoto Gozan Okuribi (Mountain Bonfire) is a summer tradition that is also counted in the four major events in Kyoto. It is said that traditional...

Shorenin Temple, Kyoto

The present chief priest is also the master of the former royal family Shorenin Monzeki Temple in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto is the temple of Tendai sect. “Monzeki” is a general...

Kurama Fire Festival, Kyoto

Counted as the Kyoto Three Great Fire Festival Kurama Fire Festival is the annual festival of Yuki-jinja Shrine in Kurama, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City. Every year, it will be held...