Sat, Jun 26 | Gion-Shijo Station

Japanese Religious Concept Seen In Gion Festival — Let Kamo River Carry Everything Bad Away

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Japanese Religious Concept Seen In Gion Festival — Let Kamo River Carry Everything Bad Away

Time & Location

Jun 26, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Gion-Shijo Station, Kawabatacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0076, Japan

About the Event

Gion Festival held in Kyoto annually is one of the most famous festivals in Japan. It originated in 869 and the highlights of the festival are the Parade of Floats (July 17th) and the Eve of the Parade (July 16th), but we have something important almost every day.

Kamo River is the key to the meaning of the festival and you will learn what this festival is for through this tour.

「嫌なものは水に流す日本人!? 祇園祭から見る日本人の宗教観」

869年発祥とされる日本三大祭りの一つ、祇園祭。16日の宵山や17日の山鉾巡行が目を引きますが、そもそも一体何のためのお祭りなのでしょうか?7月1日から31日までの一か月間、祭事が続きます。鴨川の水と切っても切り離せない、祇園祭の起源を探ってみましょう。

The itinerary: Meet at Gion-shijo Station. We will head to Yasaka Shrine while learning the stories related to Gion Festival. After a tour in Yasaka Shine and enjoy walking in Maruyama Park.

  • This is a walking tour in English.
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Entrance fee is included.
  • Your guide is holding a flag and waiting for you at the meeting point. The meeting point is just in front of the ticket gate.

当日の予定:祇園四条駅で集合し、祇園祭の由来をお話ししながら八坂神社へ向かいます。八坂神社を参拝した後、円山公園を散策します。

  • 英語のウォーキングツアーです。
  • 歩きやすい靴でお越しください。
  • 拝観料観料込み。
  • 祇園四条駅改札前でガイドが旗を持ってお待ちしています。
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