Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Nara, Shiga, Wakayama, Check out event schedules, hidden events, local and traditional festivals in the Kansai area.

     
Jul 1 – Aug 31 all-day Ofune Kannon Temple
Over 2,500 wind chimes, one of the features of Japanese summer are hung throughout the temple grounds. Their gentle sound with a summer breeze make you forget summer heat. It allows visitors to enjoy a pleasantly cool atmosphere.  You can purchase the wind chimes around the country. Date : July 1 to August 31 every…
Jul 1 – Sep 23 all-day Arashiyama
Ukai is a traditional fishing method in which trained cormorants (large diving birds) are used to catch fish such as sweet fish (Ayu). This type of fishing has history over 1300 years across Japan. Visitors can watch the event either from the river banks or get a seat on a boat. Hours : JUL, AUG…
Aug 31 – Sep 2 all-day kobe harbor land
Yosakoi is a festival of team dance performance, it is a large-scale festival of 140 team 4,000! Link : http://www.kobeyosakoi.com/ Fee : FreeShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new…