Sento-Kuyo Candle festival – Nipponderful .com
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Sento-Kuyo Candle festival

Thousands of candles colors the summer night sky over numerous stone images
“Sento-Kuyo” candle festival is held on at Adashino-Nenbutsu-ji Temple in Arashiyama.

Thousands of candles are lit up for the departed buried in Sai-no-kawara, the river styx that is said to be between the pure land and this world. illuminated numerous stone images creating pure land scenery.

Participants : 1000 yen and receive a brochure and a candle. (Children under 12 are Free)

Access : 30-minute walk from Saga-Arashiyama station on the JR Sanin-main line.

Take Kyoto City bus No.62 and 72 towards Arashiyama and Kiyotaki to Toriimoto bus stop, and then 4 minutes on foot.

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Date

Aug 23 2020 - Aug 24 2020
Expired!

Time

18:00 - 21:00

Admission

Free

Labels

Yearly

Location

Kyoto
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