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Kyoto Visitor's Guide
October 2019


October Event Highlights
The Changing Seasons of Kyoto
Worlds of wonder, history and beauty


Jidai Matsuri Festival
A Picturesque Procession of Kyoto's 1,200 Years of History

The 23rd Autumn Kyoto Music Festival
KYOTO CONCERT HALL

Meet mysterious wonders in Kurama
Mountain of spiritual power


Seiko Wakasugi Exhibition


Kyoto Station Building Information
Gate to Kyoto - Start and finish your fun, sightseeing from here! Best spot to watch, participate and even just for rest!
Major museum and gallery exhibits Museums, Theatre & Other Fun
What's on this month Visual Arts, Other Fun

Cover photo: Sawata Shrine within the precinct of Shimogamo Shrine enshrines the deity of ball sports and there is a stone monument which states ''The place of the first kick'' as it is where the first rugby match was held in the Kansai region. At the nearby Kawai Shrine, visitors can purchase an ema (wooden tablet on which people write their wish and offer to the deity) in the form of a rugby ball.