Tue, Feb

Baikasai Plum Blossom Festival

10:00am – 2:00pm
¥1,200 – ¥2,000

A fantastic opportunity to see one of Kyoto’s most beautiful temples, with stunning plum blossom, tea ceremonies and even Geisha — this is an unmissable event.

What happens?

The grounds are filled with aged plum blossom trees and are celebrated annually from early February until late March, but on this one specific day maiko (the apprentices to geiko, who are the geisha of Kyoto) serve tea outdoors to lucky participants. Entrance to the garden costs ¥1,200.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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