Each month the city of Kyoto receives a large number of tourists from all around the world, some of them for the first time and others come to experience the city during another time of the year. It certainly is so that Kyoto changes every month with its many events and seasonal beauty, and this time we shall focus on the marvels that January bring to the old capital city of Japan. The new year has just begun and many people are looking forward to discovering a new corned of the world. Japan continues to amaze with its unique culture and attractive natural scenery, without mentioning the wide range of […]
What is the one item that most of us carry and we go to a new country ? A Travel Guide Book. Now, the one down side of having a travel guide book is that, the guide book is designed in such a way that it gives you the only the most important and relevant information. To be honest with you, there is a lot of local information e.g local events in your area, that you miss out on!! Sakura House understands that our guests of course come to Japan to visit the touristy places like Shibuya, Hachiko, Tokyo Tower, Akihabara etc but, we also believe that giving […]
With years and even centuries of continuing tradition, the events held throughout the year in Kyoto give a chance to slip into the past and enjoy the ambiance and beauty of such a time. From all these events non is more historically rich as the Jidai Matsuri and its unmissable parade.
Celebrating the Zuiki Matsuri is the celebration the change of seasons from Summer to Autumn in Kyoto. Most, in not all, of the festivals around the country have had an undisturbed continuance for centuries, and one that can not be overlooked while staying at Sakura House Kyoto is the “Zuiki Matsuri”.
With all the festivals happening all year round throughout Japan, one of the biggest festivals and most renown is without a doubt the Gion Matsuri (or Gion Festival) in Kyoto, with a history dating back 1000 years.