Aoi festival

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

Jun 1 – Jul 9 all-day Mimuroto-ji Temple
Mimuroto-ji temple in Uji is a quiet place outside of Kyoto city – The main garden has 10,000 hydrangeas in various pink, purple, blue and white hues and a path that snakes right through them. Open : Usually the early June to the early July Hours : 8:30 to 16:30 Fee : 800 yen Access…
Jun 1 @ 18:00 – 22:00 Nishi-Umeda venue
One of the busiest areas in Osaka, there will be a great opportunity to see a very different Osaka. Lights will be turned off for 2 hours and candles will be ignited. You can see about 20,000 flicking flames in this busy commercial area. There will also be some artwork exhibitions using candle light and…
Jul 1 – Aug 15 all-day Kibune Shrine
Every year, there are illuminations from July to mid-August at Kibune Shrine in Kyoto. Tanabata is a mythical tale of literal star-crossed lovers take place all over Japan. Orihime and Hikoboshi – the lovers – were separated by the Milky Way but are allowed to reunite on July 7th. The shrine and the area, Tanabata…
Jul 13 – Sep 1 all-day Minoo Park
Minoo Waterfalls will be lit up for the Summer Festa The Summer Festa Minoo Park is the annual event of the summer. The trail from the station, The waterfalls, and The Pavilion Phoenix of Ryoan-ji Temple are being lit up fantastically. Visitors can see the different look of the waterfalls. Location : Minoo Park Hours…