Things to do / Traditional festivals

Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Hatsu-uma Taisai

The year's first "Horse Day" Festival. The shrine is thronged with people from all over the country to pray for the business prosperity and the safety of the family.

Schedule & Key events:
8 a.m.-9 a.m. Ritual pray is held
from 8 a.m.: Open-air stalls are set up along the approach to the shrine

Location: Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine and others, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

(1) JR Nara Line to Inari Sta. (2) Keihan Honsen Line to Fushimi-Inari Sta., and then walk 5 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.