Celebrating the accession ceremony day of the temple’s deity – Emperor Kanmu in 781 in Nara, this annual festival features an opportunity to see Geiko (the geisha of Kyoto) and Maiko, their apprentices. The prayer ceremony takes place on the 15th and on the 16th there will be musical performances, a tea ceremony and dances performed by Maiko and Geiko from four districts.
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- 0.8 km from Higashiyama Station
- 1.0 km from Jingū-Marutamachi Station
- 1.1 km from Sanjō Keihan Station