■Intangible Cultural Property designated by Kyoto Prefecture
The festival date back to 1640 and currently held regularly at Yasaka shrine (patron god of Tauta hamlet) in order to pray for abundant crops, this offering and performance takes place every July 14th.
Three dance and music performances of kagura, sangiri, nigimakura featuring mythical and folk characters like the tengu (long-nosed goblin), oni (ogres), hyottoko (clown-like man), otafuku(plain Jane), jiji (old man), and others are presented as the procession is made.
These events serve to not only entertain, but to preserve and protect the traditions of Miyama.
■ Japanese style set meal using Natural Sweet fish
Lunch at Restaurant KAJIKASO
Sweet fish are a local delicacy in Miyama.
The fish which grow up in the Yura river are got second prize for 3 years in succession.(total 4 times!)
Please enjoy good taste and smell, beautiful figure.
■ Direct Shuttle Bus Service from Kyoto Station!
Date：14th July 2018, Sutuaday
Price：10,800JPY (includes transportation, lunch and tax)
Capacity: Maximum 45 persons and minimum 10 persons
08:30 Depart Kyoto Sta. (Hachijo Guchi Side)
Meeting place: bus terminal in front of Avanti Building
10:10 Arrive Kayabuki-no-sato (Thatched Village) in Miyama Town
walking with local guide!
10:50 Depart Kayabuki-no-sato
11:00 Arrive Miyama Nature & Culture Village Kajikaso (Lunch Time)
12:20 Depart Miyama Nature & Culture Village
12:30～14:00 Arrive Tauta, Yasaka-shrine.
14:15 Arrive Roadside Station Fureai Hiroba
14:35 Depart Roadside Station
16:30 Return to Kyoto Station
※Note: The schedule may change due to weather condition
– Minimum numbers apply. It is possible a tour may be cancelled after confirmation if there are not enough participants to meet requirements.
– Payment in cash only.
– Prior reservation required.
– The above price is applicable for age 4 or older. Infants who are age 3 or younger are free of charge but jump-seats will be assigned (If one full seat is needed, please contact us).
– Cancellation charge: 7-2 days before 30%; the day before 40%; on the day before departure 50%; on the day after departure 100%
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