In early to mid March, Higashiyama Hanatouro is held in eastern Kyoto where the whole Higashiyama area gears up for the amazing and fun-filled night event. This event features illumination of the Higashiyama area with lanterns lighting the path from the Shōren-in temple in northern Higashiyama to the world-famous Kiyomizu-dera temple to the south which is a 5 km route. Not only you will see illumination in Spring but this path will lead you through several temples which are in between the path from the historical Shōren-in temple to the Kiyomizu-dera temple. The event also features Dedication dance of the apprentice Geiko (Maiko), Ikebana Promenade and dance by the fire watch and Oyashi Music group.

Event Information


Event Date
Illumination Hours: 06:00pm – 09:30pm
VenueHigashiyama (Kyoto)
AccessSanjo Station, Shijo Station, Higashioji Station, Gojo Station
AdmissionFree

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