Kyoto: Ho-Taiko Hanami Gyoretsu

Cherry-blossom viewing procession, featuring a parade of people clad in gorgeous costumes of Momoyama Period (1573-1603) marching under the cherry blossoms.

Schedule & Key events:
1 p.m.-3 p.m. Parade in the compound of the temple

Location: Daigo-ji Temple, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto

(1) From JR Kyoto Station, take JR Tokaido Honsen Line to Yamashina Station, and change to Tozai Subway Line to Daigo Station (Exit 2), and then walk 10 min.; (2) From JR Kyoto Station, walk 1 min. to Hotel Keihan, and then take Keihan bus to Daigoji Bus Stop (30 min.).

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.