Opening shin-en (the sacred garden) at the shrine to the public for free of charge. The Iris Garden with 2,000 roots in the shrine is noted for its magnificent flowering in this season. (Admission ¥600 is charged on any other days except June 2.)
Schedule & Key events:
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Heian-jingu Shrine Shin-en, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
(1) From JR Kyoto Station, take municipal bus No. 5 or 100 to Okazaki-koen・ Bijutsukan・Heianjingu-mae Bus Stop (30 min.), and then walk 5 min.; (2) Tozai Subway Line to Higashiyama Station, and then walk 10 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.