Best events in Kyoto

Check out the top events in Kyoto, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Daihōon-ji Temple
1. Daihōon-ji Temple
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71 local reviews
Daihōon-ji Temple, 京都市
075-461-5973
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MEI&(Vicky)
Daihoon-Ji TempleDaihoon-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto of Japan. It is known for its…
Ai
Daihoon-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto of Japan. It is known for its annual event of…
Sakura(&Vicky)
Daihoon-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto of Japan. It is known for its annual event of…
1. Daihōon-ji Temple
1. Daihōon-ji Temple
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71 local reviews
Daihōon-ji Temple, 京都市
075-461-5973
MEI&(Vicky)
MEI&(Vicky)
Daihoon-Ji TempleDaihoon-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto of Japan. It is known for its annual event of boiling and…
Ai
Ai
Daihoon-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto of Japan. It is known for its annual event of boiling and distributing radish…
Sakura(&Vicky)
Sakura(&Vicky)
Daihoon-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto of Japan. It is known for its annual event of boiling and distributing radish…
2. Kifune Shrine
2. Kifune Shrine
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104 local reviews
Kifune Shrine, 180
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+81 75-741-2016
Place of worshipPoint of interestEstablishment
Ari
Kifune Shrine is located among the hills of northern Kyoto. It is a shrine to the deities of water, and has…
2. Kifune Shrine
2. Kifune Shrine
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104 local reviews
Kifune Shrine, 180
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+81 75-741-2016
Ari
Ari
Kifune Shrine is located among the hills of northern Kyoto. It is a shrine to the deities of water, and has recently been attracting…
3. TOEI KYOTO STUDIO PARK
3. TOEI KYOTO STUDIO PARK
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37 local reviews
TOEI KYOTO STUDIO PARK, Uzumasa Higashihachiokachō
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
StorePoint of interestEstablishment
Yuuka
This is a movie town that can be said to be the "home of the Japanese movie" that has been called Japan's…
Chisa
To experience not only attractions such as ninja experience, transformation experiences, but also events of…
3. TOEI KYOTO STUDIO PARK
3. TOEI KYOTO STUDIO PARK
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37 local reviews
TOEI KYOTO STUDIO PARK, Uzumasa Higashihachiokachō
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
Yuuka
Yuuka
This is a movie town that can be said to be the "home of the Japanese movie" that has been called Japan's Hollywood since the movie capital…
Chisa
Chisa
To experience not only attractions such as ninja experience, transformation experiences, but also events of Toei animation character…
4. Nijō Castle
4. Nijō Castle
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1001 local reviews
Nijō Castle, Nijōjōchō
Closed · Opens 8:45 AM
+81 75-841-0096
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Jesse
A 20-30 minute walk will take you to Nijo Castle, 1 of only 2 castles in the city. Built to be the Kyoto home…
朱雀館
歴史的名所です。イベントも開催されております。 It is a historical sight. Events are also held here. 这是一个历史景点。 有时也举行活动。
4. Nijō Castle
4. Nijō Castle
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1001 local reviews
Nijō Castle, Nijōjōchō
Closed · Opens 8:45 AM
+81 75-841-0096
Jesse
Jesse
A 20-30 minute walk will take you to Nijo Castle, 1 of only 2 castles in the city. Built to be the Kyoto home of the shogun, It boasts…
朱雀館
朱雀館
歴史的名所です。イベントも開催されております。 It is a historical sight. Events are also held here. 这是一个历史景点。 有时也举行活动。
5. Shimogamo-Jinja
5. Shimogamo-Jinja
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194 local reviews
Shimogamo-Jinja, Shimogamo Izumigawachō
+81 75-781-0010
Place of worshipPoint of interestEstablishment
Kaori
毎年5月3日に下鴨神社で行われる。葵祭(5月15日)の前の儀式として最初に行われる古式神事。武官の伝統衣装を着た射手が馬を走らせながら3ヵ所の菱形の的を矢継ぎ早に矢で射ることで清める行事。 It is held at…
Gundug
15 May. Aoi Festival. At 10:30, the procession leaves Kyoto Imperial Palace, stops by at Shimogamo-jinja…
Liam
Shrine in the delta where the Kamogawa River and the Takano River meet. Towards the end of July there is a…
5. Shimogamo-Jinja
5. Shimogamo-Jinja
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194 local reviews
Shimogamo-Jinja, Shimogamo Izumigawachō
+81 75-781-0010
Kaori
Kaori
毎年5月3日に下鴨神社で行われる。葵祭(5月15日)の前の儀式として最初に行われる古式神事。武官の伝統衣装を着た射手が馬を走らせながら3ヵ所の菱形の的を矢継ぎ早に矢で射ることで清める行事。 It is held at Shimogamo Shrine on May 3 every…
Gundug
Gundug
15 May. Aoi Festival. At 10:30, the procession leaves Kyoto Imperial Palace, stops by at Shimogamo-jinja Shrine and finally arrives at…
Liam
Liam
Shrine in the delta where the Kamogawa River and the Takano River meet. Towards the end of July there is a "cleansing" event, where people…
6. Sagano Bamboo Forest
6. Sagano Bamboo Forest
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7 local reviews
Sagano Bamboo Forest, Sagaogurayama Tabuchiyamacho
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Tomoko
竹林の道(ちくりんのみち)は、大河内山荘から野宮神社の間を約200メートルにわたって続く風情のある小道です。周辺には嵐山や世界遺産の天龍寺などがあります。竹林の道は京都嵐山の代表的な観光名所のひとつで、嵐山を訪れた際には…
Natalie2
竹林の道(ちくりんのみち)は、大河内山荘から野宮神社の間を約200メートルにわたって続く風情のある小道です。周辺には嵐山や世界遺産の天龍寺などがあります。竹林の道は京都嵐山の代表的な観光名所のひとつで、嵐山を訪れた際には…
Nishi
竹林の道(ちくりんのみち)は、大河内山荘から野宮神社の間を約200メートルにわたって続く風情のある小道です。周辺には嵐山や世界遺産の天龍寺などがあります。竹林の道は京都嵐山の代表的な観光名所のひとつで、嵐山を訪れた際には…
6. Sagano Bamboo Forest
6. Sagano Bamboo Forest
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7 local reviews
Sagano Bamboo Forest, Sagaogurayama Tabuchiyamacho
Tomoko
Tomoko
竹林の道(ちくりんのみち)は、大河内山荘から野宮神社の間を約200メートルにわたって続く風情のある小道です。周辺には嵐山や世界遺産の天龍寺などがあります。竹林の道は京都嵐山の代表的な観光名所のひとつで、嵐山を訪れた際には是非立ち寄って頂きたい観光スポット…
Natalie2
Natalie2
竹林の道(ちくりんのみち)は、大河内山荘から野宮神社の間を約200メートルにわたって続く風情のある小道です。周辺には嵐山や世界遺産の天龍寺などがあります。竹林の道は京都嵐山の代表的な観光名所のひとつで、嵐山を訪れた際には是非立ち寄って頂きたい観光スポット…
Nishi
Nishi
竹林の道(ちくりんのみち)は、大河内山荘から野宮神社の間を約200メートルにわたって続く風情のある小道です。周辺には嵐山や世界遺産の天龍寺などがあります。竹林の道は京都嵐山の代表的な観光名所のひとつで、嵐山を訪れた際には是非立ち寄って頂きたい観光スポット…
7. Kyoto Aquarium
7. Kyoto Aquarium
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172 local reviews
Kyoto Aquarium, Kankijichō
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+81 75-354-3130
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Utsuwa
Kyoto Aquarium (京都水族館, Kyōto Suizokukan) is modern and nicely designed, but small compared to Japan's best…
Mizuka
Kyoto Aquarium (京都水族館, Kyōto Suizokukan) is modern and nicely designed, but small compared to Japan's best…
7. Kyoto Aquarium
7. Kyoto Aquarium
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172 local reviews
Kyoto Aquarium, Kankijichō
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+81 75-354-3130
Utsuwa
Utsuwa
Kyoto Aquarium (京都水族館, Kyōto Suizokukan) is modern and nicely designed, but small compared to Japan's best aquariums. It was newly opened in…
Mizuka
Mizuka
Kyoto Aquarium (京都水族館, Kyōto Suizokukan) is modern and nicely designed, but small compared to Japan's best aquariums. It was newly opened in…
8. Yasaka Shrine
8. Yasaka Shrine
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382 local reviews
Yasaka Shrine, Gionmachi Kitagawa
+81 75-561-6155
Place of worshipPoint of interestEstablishment
Yoko Support Team
"Yasaka shrine" also known as Gion Shrine, is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. You can see "Yomise"…
8. Yasaka Shrine
8. Yasaka Shrine
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382 local reviews
Yasaka Shrine, Gionmachi Kitagawa
+81 75-561-6155
Yoko Support Team
Yoko Support Team
"Yasaka shrine" also known as Gion Shrine, is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. You can see "Yomise" and "Demise"(Japanese rows of…
9. YOKAI SOHO
9. YOKAI SOHO
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5 local reviews
YOKAI SOHO, Kamigyo Ward
Closed · Opens Saturday 6:00 PM
075-748-0626
StoreCafeArt gallery
寧保
YOKAI SOHO is a newly opened art space/gallery/bar that is not yet known to many. However, it's become an…
Yoshinori
Yōkai SOHO is a newly opened building that accommodates an art gallery, an event space/bar, and an incubator…
Mosaic
Event Space and Art Gallery close by with irregular live music and art events. Check website for events!
9. YOKAI SOHO
9. YOKAI SOHO
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5 local reviews
YOKAI SOHO, Kamigyo Ward
Closed · Opens Saturday 6:00 PM
075-748-0626
寧保
寧保
YOKAI SOHO is a newly opened art space/gallery/bar that is not yet known to many. However, it's become an underground space for local…
Yoshinori
Yoshinori
Yōkai SOHO is a newly opened building that accommodates an art gallery, an event space/bar, and an incubator of Small Offices and Home…
Mosaic
Mosaic
Event Space and Art Gallery close by with irregular live music and art events. Check website for events!
10. Kyōto Minami-za
10. Kyōto Minami-za
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185 local reviews
Kyōto Minami-za, 東山区
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+81 75-561-1155
Point of interestEstablishment
Yurika
The oldest kabuki theatre in Japan is the Minami-za theatre in Gion. The major event of the year is the…
10. Kyōto Minami-za
10. Kyōto Minami-za
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185 local reviews
Kyōto Minami-za, 東山区
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+81 75-561-1155
Yurika
Yurika
The oldest kabuki theatre in Japan is the Minami-za theatre in Gion. The major event of the year is the Kaomise festival (1 to 26 December),…
11. Nishijin Textile Center
11. Nishijin Textile Center
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86 local reviews
Nishijin Textile Center, Kamigyō-ku
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+81 75-451-9231
Clothing storeStorePoint of interest
京都っ子
Nishijin-ori Textile Center has Kimono Fashion show or some more events often.
11. Nishijin Textile Center
11. Nishijin Textile Center
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86 local reviews
Nishijin Textile Center, Kamigyō-ku
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+81 75-451-9231
京都っ子
京都っ子
Nishijin-ori Textile Center has Kimono Fashion show or some more events often.
12. Live House takutaku
12. Live House takutaku
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9 local reviews
Live House takutaku, Sujiyachō
+81 75-351-1321
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Yurika
This is one of Kyoto’s most atmospheric live music clubs, with a long history of hosting some great local and…
12. Live House takutaku
12. Live House takutaku
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9 local reviews
Live House takutaku, Sujiyachō
+81 75-351-1321
Yurika
Yurika
This is one of Kyoto’s most atmospheric live music clubs, with a long history of hosting some great local and international acts. Check the…