Kitano Tenmangū’s Baikasai

10:00 - 15:00

Every year on February 25th, the ume matsuri (plum fesitval) at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is celebrated with a special outdoor tea ceremony called Baikasai. On this day from 10am to 3pm, hot matcha tea and traditional Japanese sweets are served by maiko (apprentice Geisha).Kitano Tenmangu is a large Shinto shrine that is also is the most renowned plum viewing spot in the north side of Kyoto, Japan’s ancient capital. During the festival season, on the grounds of the shrine there are approximately 2000 plum trees of many different varieties.

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Kitano Tenmangū’s Baikasai

Bakurocho, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602-8386, Japan

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