Things to do / Traditional festivals

Kyoto: Kangetsu-no Yube

Moon-viewing Party. Mid-autumn full moon-viewing on the boats adrift on Osawa Pond. Admission to the precincts is 500JPY and a ticket for the boat-riding (1,000JPY) is sold at the maingate from 3 p.m. on the day. If it rains heavily, boat-riding will be canceled.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Moon-viewing party

Location: Daikaku-ji Temple, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

From JR Kyoto Sta., take municipal bus No. 28 to Daikaku-ji Bus Stop (1 hr.)

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.