Heian Shrine Reisai Festival is held annually in Heian Shrine (Kyoto) and is the most important event of the Shrine. This festival is to celebrate the accession ceremony day of Emperor Kanmu, the deity of the shrine, which was held in 781. This festival features different cermonies that includes Japanese music, dances, tea offering and prayer ceremony.

Event Information


Event DateApril 15 and 16
VenueHeian Shrine (Kyoto)
Access8mins walk from Higashiyama Station
10mins walk from Jingū-Marutamachi
11mins walk from Sanjō Keihan Station
AdmissionFree

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