The ume blossom festival

The ume blossom festival on February 25 has a tea ceremony where the geiko and maiko of Kamishichiken come to serve matcha and sweets. The Bai-en (ume garden) is open to the public, and Also, on the 25th of each month, there is a street market called “Tenjin-san’s Festival” that is held within the shrine grounds as well as in the outer areas.





■ The ume blossom festival Overview

  • Duration: February 25 every year
  • Time: 10: 00 ~ 17: 00
  • Required time: 30 minutes
  • Application: unnecessary
  • Cost: Free
  • Model Course of the day
  • 8:00 “HARUYA Umekouji”→ Bus 32min → Get off at Kitano Hakubaicho bus stop → Walk 5min → Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Official web siteLink
  • Place: Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Kyoto
  • Access: From “HARUYA Umekouji” bus 30 min(Each10min JPY230)

HARUYA Umekouji

4 different tastes of 100 years Machiya architecture, “HARUYA Umekouji” is. 8 minutes by bus (15 minutes walk) from Kyoto station. Walking distance to two world heritage sites (Toji, Nishihonganji). One way bus stop to Kiyomizu Temple, Gion, Kinkakuji etc. Long-established Kyoto style such as Japanese garden, lattice, round window, edge side are respectfully inherited.
Address: 1-12 waki-cho Shimogyo-ku, KYOTO, JAPAN