Fujimori Shrine at this timing is famous for its hydrangea garden. However this year there seems to be few flowers. So unfortunately we cannot recommend it much.
This white noble flower called “Cape jasmine” in English is also many planted as street trees in downtown Kyoto. And now is the flowering season. It is a sweet and rich fragrant flower.
If you visit “Sanjusangendo Temple” or “Kyoto National Museum”, stop by this “Chishaku-in Temple” as well. Hydrangea is at its best now.
If you visit Heian jingu Shrine, let’s also enter the garden. You can enjoy Japanese style gardens and flowers of the four seasons.
The garden of “Umenomiya Taisha Shrine” is famous for enjoying the seasonal flowers.
Now Iris (Japanese name: Hana-shobu) and hydrangea also is coming up.
Not bad to leave the Kyoto basin and visit the spacious Lake Biwa sometimes. Omi-maiko beach is still off season. But, walking or sunbathing there are awesome.
We will show you about the preparation of the Gion Festival such as “Hoko Tate” ― the float construction. Learn more about the Gion Festival.
The Tanabata Festival in the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine. These ornaments of bamboo grass are the decoration for “t
This change of the month from June to July is the season that a half year just passed. And only in this season, you see the ring — like the picture above — at many shrines. This ring called “Chi-no-wa” in Japanese and made from cogon grass, is for a traditional seasonal ritual wishing to be in good health.