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Kyoto Visitor's Guide
August 2019

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

Amazing Bamboo
Versatile and essential plant rooted deeply in Japanese culture

Hiking to Mt. Kasagi
Meet the mystery of Buddhist images carved on a huge rock face

Girljin in Japan
Quiet Corners of Kyoto

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: Elegant lotus fl•ower at Ryuhon-ji Temple (a 10-min. walk from Kyoto City Bus ''Kitano Tenmangu-mae''). Lotus is a symbol of purity and beauty in the Buddhism. Photo by Moritz Marutchke, a German photographer capturing the beauty of Kyoto and Japan. To see more of his superb photo, visit his website: www.kyotographer.com