The Kyoto Antique Fair, the largest antique fair in western Japan, is held three times a year at the Kyoto Pulse Plaza convention center. With over 350 dealers setting up stalls at this event offering a variety of items and prices, there's surely no antique you can't find!
On June 20th Kurama-dera holds their annual bamboo cutting ritual, the Takekiri-eshiki, held as homage to a legend about a monk of the temple and his battle with supernatural serpents, as well as a form of divination regarding the crop futures in surrounding areas.
Kibune Village is home to the Kifune Shrine, a shrine with a famous entrance surrounded by maple trees that worships kami associated with water.
Learn how to collect goshuin, red seals possessed by shrines and temples in Japan that serve as proof of your pilgrimage.
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Goshuinchō: Book of Memories
Morimoto Decorative Metal Workshop
Kyoto’s Curious Charms
Kyoto Vegetarian and Vegan Food