September infomation


* Highlights *

Kodaiji Temple "Kangetsu Chakai"(Moon Watching Tea Ceremony)
SEP.6 - 22 ( FRI. SAT. SUN. only )
Kodaiji Temple

 Japanese tea ceremony under the beautiful autumn moon, also including the visit to the gardens at Kodaiji, Entokuin and Sho Museum, DimSam meal.

 ¥7,000 ( reservation necessary )

  • [ Kodaiji Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-561-9966
    Access : City Bus No.206 "Higashiyama-Yasui"
Rokudo Mairi

Tea reception

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Kiyomizudera-Temple "Seiryu-e"(Blue Dragon Dance)
SEP.14 - 15
Kiyomizu Temple

 Seiryu, a dragon, is said to drink the waterfall in Kiyomizu Temple. Colorful parade of the blue dragon with people in traditional costume at 2:00PM


  • [ Kiyomizu Temple ]
    Tel : 075-551-1234
    Access : City Bus No.206 "Kiyomizumichi"

KINOE Ryokan
Asian Beauty

Colorful parade

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* Special Autumn Public Temple and Shrine Openings *

Toji Temple Treasury Opening
SEP.20 - NOV.25
Toji Temple

 An unrivalled collection of national treasures are open to public.


  • [Toji Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-691-3325
    Access : Kintetsu Railway "Kyoto" station
    15min walk from JR "Kyoto" station

  • Urban Hotel
Kyoto Garden Hotel

National treasure

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Hiraoka Hachimangu-Shrine Special Opening
SEP.13 - DEC.1 (except Oct.6,12-14)
Hiraoka Hachimangu Shrine

 Unique ceiling paintings of seasonal plants.


  • [ Hiraoka Hachimangu Shrine ]
    Tel : 075-871-2084
    Access : JR Bus Hiraoka Hachiman

Ceiling paintings

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* Kyoto Outdoor Riverside Dining *

Yuka, open-air dining areas along the river, are unique to Kyoto. The restaurants and bars along Kamo river between Nijo to Gojo mostly Pontocho lane set up balconies during the summer season.
Here are where you can enjoy the Yuka dining.

Kamogawa Noryo
MAY.1 - SEP.30
Along the Kamo River, between Nijo and Gojo.
  • For more information :
  • Kyoto city tourist information office
  • Tel. 075-343-0548

in the twilight riverside

in the twilight riverside

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Kibune no Kawadoko (River Restaurant in Kibune)
MAY.1 - SEP.30
Along the Kibune River, northwest mountainside of Kyoto.

For more information :

  • Kibune kankokai
  • Tel. 075-741-4444
Open air dining

Open air dining

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Takao no Kawadoko (Takao River Restaurant)
Early APR. - Late NOV.(Night Opening : Early JUN. - Mid SEP)
Along the Kiyotaki River, north-west mountainside of Kyoto.

For more information :

  • Momijiya
  • Tel. 075-871-1005

Open air dining

Open air dining

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