Arashiyama Bamboo Grove – image © Damien Douxchamps
Few places in the city are as atmospheric as the “Bamboo Alley” in the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. It’s beautiful in any season, including winter.
Held in the first week of February, Setsubun marks the beginning of spring according to the old Japanese lunar calendar. Colorful rituals are held and temples and shrines around town, including this one at Heian-jingu Shrine.
See our list of all important February events in Kyoto.
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