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February 28, 2019

Kitano Tenmangu (北野天満宮) shrine, frequently introduced in this blog, is otherwise friendlily called as Tenjin-san (天神さん) by many Kyoto residents. Since my childhood, the shrine is very familier to my family and I have visited there for countless times.

The other day, I e...

February 28, 2019

On February 23, I went to Daigo-ji (醍醐寺) temple to see the event "Godairiki-san (五大力さん, five forceful Bodhisattvas)", officially called Godairiki Sonnin nohe (五大力尊仁王会). 

Have you ever seen people hold a gigantic round-shaped rice cake in red and white on TV shows or new...

February 19, 2019

It's been cold everyday. However, early Ume (梅, plum) flowers made us recognize the footsteps of spring. In fact, the the symbol of Japanese spring was plum flowers in the old days.

Introduced from China in the Nara (奈良) period, plum flower has been enchanting Japa...

February 19, 2019

Fujinomori jinja (藤森神社) is a shrine in Kyoto famous as "the shrine of victory and horse".

Constructed in 203 A.D., by the Empress Jingu (神功皇后) as she returned from the war field, the shrine is one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto. The Fujinomori Festival (藤森祭) annual...

February 14, 2019

Rating : ★★★★★

Yumeyakata is awesome. Although the experience was very new to my husband and I, it was a lot of fun . Yumeyakata has a great system down. Very orderly and well done. Our photographer, Daiki, made us f eel very comfortable. He did a great job and we are v...

February 13, 2019

Umenomiya-Taisha (梅宮大社) is widely worshiped in Kyoto as beneficial for conception and safe delivery. It is based on the shrine's history of the Empress Danrin (檀林皇后), the wife of the Emperor Saga (嵯峨天皇), who was blessed with a baby-prince after offering a pra...

February 12, 2019

"I always get confused about which side of the Kimono (着物) should be on top." My friend who have learned Kitsuke (着付け, kimono dressing), yet haven't worn Kimono for a while once told me.

As a rule, the left collar of the Kimono should always be over the right side from...

February 11, 2019

Jotoku-ji (上徳寺) temple, otherwise known as "Kyo no Yotsugi-san (京の世継さん)", is famous as responsive to prayers for conception.

In the course of our "YUMEYAKATA Gojo back street walking tour (五条路地裏さんぽツアー)", this long established temple with the deep connection with...

February 6, 2019

Fuku ha Uchi! Oni wa Soto!" is a mantra for Setsubun (節分) festival, meaning "Happiness, come inside! Devils, get lost!". Setsubun is the day before the beginning of spring according to the old calendar. On that day, people throw beans inside and outside of their house...

February 2, 2019

Rating : ★★★★★

Our experience with Yumeyakata has been sensational. The venue is only a few minutes walk from the s tation. Staff can speak English and the fitting of kimono's was very authentic, the lady took so muc h time and dedication in her work to have the persona...

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