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August 24, 2019

Confectioneries in Kyoto has been uniquely developed in harmony with the long history and the rich cultures in town. In the end of the Muromachi (室町) period, people from Portugal introduced a varieties of sweets, such as castilla (カステラ), Konpeito (金平糖, coloured small s...

August 19, 2019

On August 16th, the Gozan-no-Okuribi (五山の送り火, Bonfires on the top of five mountains in Kyoto) was conducted and safely finished. Due to the typhoon hit Kyoto on the previous day, many people were worried if it would be carried out or not, because it was an very importa...

August 15, 2019

Every year from August 11 to 16, the Shimogomo Noryo Furuhon Matsuri (下鴨納涼古本まつり, Second Hand Book Festival) is held in Tadasu no Mori (糺の森), the forest within the Shimogamo shrine (下鴨神社). The festival has become a very famous event in Kyoto where many people inclu...

August 10, 2019

After the Gion festival (祇園祭), the next signature event in Kyoto is Mukaegane (迎え鐘, welcome bells for deceased ancestors) at Rokudo chino-ji (六道珍皇寺) temple. Every year from August 7 to 10, this long established event is conducted in order to welcome the spirits of dece...

August 10, 2019

It's been very hot, but this is a part of living in Kyoto. Especially until Daimonji (大文字, gigantic bonfire on five mountains) ends, such severe weather is just a common practice for us Kyoto residents.

The "Kyo-no-Tanabata (京の七夕, the Star festival in Kyo...

August 2, 2019

It’s been severely hot in Kyoto. In such a weather, cool looking sweets are the real treat. The other day, my colleague brought a bar of Yohan (羊羹, sweet bean jelly) to work to share. She gave me one slice of it and it was so pretty! 

Nanajo Kanshundo (七條甘春堂)...

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Closed on 31st Dec to 3rd Jan

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