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Sunday, February 13, 2011

New spring celebration in Kyoto ;D

Setsubun is over, spring is coming :)

↓↓Selected spring events around Kyoto Hostel↓↓

★23rd Feb (wed) Godairiki Festival★

Place: Daigo-ji Temple (Easy access from Kyoto Hostel by subway)
Time: 9AM-5PM, 23rd Feb (wed)

"The unique competition to lift up a HUGE RICE CAKE will be held at Daigo-ji, where The Five Wisdom Kings of Shingon sect of esoteric Buddhism are enshrined. Special talisman will be given to visitors on the day."

★25th Feb (fri) Plum Festival★

Place: Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine (Easy access from Kyoto Hostel by city bus)
Time: 10AM-11AM (Shinto rituals), 10AM-3PM (tea ceremony), 25th Feb (fri)

"Plum blossoms embody coming spring in Japan. The plum festival is held to commemorate the death of Sugawara-no Michizane, who is enshrined at Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine. Maiko and geiko of Kamishichiken district will serve matcha (green tea) under plum trees."

Make reservations before we get fully booked!!
bAKpAk Kyoto/Gion Hostel :)

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