Held every 25th day of February in Kitano Tenmangū Shrine in Kyoto, Baikasai Plum Blossom Festival features gorgeousplum blossoms, tea ceremony and Geisha. One of the main events of this festival is the tea ceremony which is held outdoor. Served by Maiko (apprentices to Geiko, who are the Geisha of Kyoto), hot matcha tea and traditional Japanese sweets are served to lucky participants. The shrine grounds offer you to 2000 plum tree blossoms from early February to mid March. This is only limited for 3,000 people, so if you want a spot, you should come as early as possible. Ticket cost 1,500 yen.

Event Information


Event Date
VenueKitano Tenman-gu (Kyoto)
Access3mins walk from Kitano-Hakubaichō Station (Kitano Line)
15mins walk from Tōjiin Station (Kitano Line) and Emmachi Station (Sagano Line)

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