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March

Ume Festival (in Aodani, Kyoto)

Do you know ume? It’s a Japanese apricot. There is Ume Festival at Aodani Ume Grove, the largest place to enjoy ume blossoms in Kyoto. Ume Festival is held every year from late February to […]

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March

Fire Ceremony (Tōdai-ji)

On March 12th, a ceremony called “Omizutori” is held at Todaiji. It’s famous for the Fire Ceremony (otaimatsu). I can’t guarantee that you can watch the Fire Ceremony on that day because there are a […]