Things to do / Traditional festivals

Kyoto: Yoshino Tayu Hana-kuyo

Festival in commemoration of "Yoshino Tayu," considered to be one of the most famous female entertainers in the 17th century. If it rains, the procession will be canceled.

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Location: Josho-ji Temple,, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

Karasuma Subway Line to Kita-Oji Sta. From there, take municipal bus Kita-No. 1 to Takagamine Genkoan-mae Bus Stop, and then walk 2 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.

In line with the nationwide state of emergency declared on April 16, the government is strongly requesting that residents stay at home whenever possible and refrain from visiting bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.