Heijokyo Tempyo Sai Festival

3rd May–5th May, 2020 10:30am – 4:30pm
Heijokyo Tempyo Sai Festival | Photo by Tenpyosai used under CC

A spring festival with a history dating back 1300 years, the Heijokyo festival is a chance to travel back in time. Celebrating the days when Nara was the capital of Japan, this three day event recreates all facets of life at the time. With re-enactments of imperial guards and a noble banquet, as well as parades, children’s workshops and traditional street performances. There will be plenty to eat with food stalls and a busy market open for the full three days. If you’re a keen photographer there is a photography competition for pictures of the festival with prizes and an exhibition at Nara City Hall.

Dates: 3rd May–5th May, 2020
Start/End Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm
Venue: Heijō Palace
Entry: Free
Typical weather at this time
High: 22 ℃Low: 14 ℃
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Access: 1.3 km from Yamato-Saidaiji Station Kyoto Line (Kintetsu) (B26)Kintetsu Nara Line (A26)
1.6 km from Shin-Ōmiya Station Kintetsu Nara Line (A27)
1.9 km from Heijō Station Kyoto Line (Kintetsu) (B25)
Web: http://tenpyosai.jp/
Link in Japanese
Area: Nara
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