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Heian Jingu Shrine Setsubun Festival

February 3 / 08:00 17:00

Setsubun festivals is, to drive away those evil spirits and celebrate the new spring season. Priests start a cleansing ritual around 13:00. Priests and Geisha, Maiko throw lucky beans to the visitors. You can catch them if you are lucky. The impressive fire ritual takes place at the end of the festival.

Heian Jingu(平安神宮)

Address : 97 Okazaki, Nishi-Tennou-cho,Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access : 10 minute walk from Higashiyama station on the subway.

Bus : Take a bus no.5 or no.100 from JR Kyoto station to Kyoto-Kaikan Bijyutukan.

Hours : Open through the year

Admission : 600yen