Things to do / Traditional festivals

Kyoto: Hatsu Tenjin

First fair of the year featuring street stalls selling used kimono, potted plants, food and other items. The fair is as large in scale as the one at To-ji Temple on Jan. 21.

Schedule & Key events:
from dawn to dark

Location: Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

From JR Kyoto Sta., take municipal bus No. 50 or 101 to Kitano Tenmangu-mae 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.