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Traditional Performances

Hanezu Odori Dance
MAR.29
Zuishin-in Temple

This temple is related to Onono Komachi, Heian period poet.
The Hanezu Odori (dance performance), is a simple but beautiful dance performed by young girls in colorful costumes, thinking of Onono Komachi who loved the Hanezu ( pink color ) plum blossoms.

¥1,000

  • [ Zuishin-in Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-571-0025
  • Access : Kyoto City Subway Tozai-line "Ono" Station

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* Nehan-e ( Buddha's Memorial Day ) *

Nehan-e is the memorial day of Shaka Buddha who initiated the teachings of Buddhism.
Nehan-zu ( Large scroll on which the scene of Buddha's Nirvana is painted ) is displayed during the memorial service.

MAR.1 - MAR.31
Shinnyodo Temple

Brilliantly-coloured Nehan-zu is displayed from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.

¥1,000

  • [ Shinnyodo Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-771-0915
  • Access: City Bus No.5, 100, or 204 "Shinnyodo-mae"

Painting of Nirvana

Painting of Nirvana

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MAR.14 - MAR.16
Sennyuji Temple

The largest Nehan-zu (16m high and 8m wide) in Japan is displayed.

¥500

  • [ Sennyuji Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-561-1551
  • Access : City Bus No.208 "Sennyuji-michi"

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MAR.14 - MAR.16
Tofukuji Temple

Large Nehan-zu is displayed in the main hall ( free ) .
Other parts of the temple are open for the public during the time.

( ¥400 - ¥500 entrance fee needed )

  • [ Tofukuji Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-561-0087

Access : JR Nara-line "Tofukuji"
    Keihan Railway "Tofukuji" Station.

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MAR.15
Seiryoji Temple

Saga Nenbutsu Kyogen Play is performed in the afternoon ( free ) .
Taimatsu ( big torch ) are burned in the evening to reproduce the cremation of Shaka Buddha.

  • [ Seiryoji Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-861-0343
  • Access : Kyoto Bus No. 71, 72 or City Bus No. 28 "Sagashakado-mae"
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MAR.14 - APR.15
Honpoji Temple

Famous Nehan-zu painted by HasegawaTohaku in 1599 is displayed.

¥1,000

  • [ Honpoji Temple ]
  • Tel : 075-441-7997
  • Access : City Bus No.9 "Horikawa Teranouchi"

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