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Kyoto Visitor's Guide
2018 August


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


CHILL OUT WITH
STYLISH KYOTO SWEETS & DRINKS


Splash in Kyoto's River!


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!
Girljin in Japan By Rachel Tranter Davies
Notable Ceramics
Hospitable Tempura at Yoshikawa Inn

Major museum and gallery exhibits Museums, Theatre & Other Fun
What's on this month Visual Arts, Other Fun

Cover photo: Mid-August is the time of Obon. It is an annual Buddhist event when it is believed that the ancestors' spirits return to this world in order to visit their families and relatives. Buddhist monk reciting a prayer at the Sento Kuyo Ceremony of Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple (Aug. 23 & 24).

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