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Gion Festival Announcement⛩️

To Our Dear Guests,

Kyoto’s traditional summer event, the Gion Festival, will be held again this year. This festival, originating from the Heian period to pray for the removal of epidemics and disasters, takes place at Yasaka Shrine from July 1 to July 31. 

The Yamahoko Junko (float processions) on July 17 (Saki Matsuri) and July 24 (Ato Matsuri) are particularly noteworthy.

  • Period: July 1 – July 31
  • Yamahoko Junko: Saki Matsuri: July 17 / Ato Matsuri: July 24
  • Location: Yasaka Shrine (625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City)
  • Access: Get off at “Gion” bus stop on Route 206

To experience the vibrant atmosphere of the Gion Festival, we invite you to stay at our hotel.

Sincerely look forward to your visit!

  • You can book your stay from our home page!
  • If there is anything you don’t understand after the appointment, please call for advice.