Things to do / Traditional festivals

Kyoto: Heian-jingu Shin-en Muryo Kokai

Opening Shin-en (the sacred garden) at the shrine to the public for free of charge. Japanese bush clovers are usually in full bloom in September. (Admission 600JPY is charged on any other days except Sept. 19.)

Schedule & Key events:
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location: Heian-jingu Shrine Shin-en, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

(1) From JR Kyoto Sta., 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 Sta., 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.