Best Season for Autumn Leaves in Kyoto
November is the best season to enjoy the beautiful Autumn leaves in Kyoto. Information about major places for a good view is available at
Kyoto City Tourism Association Website
Kyoto Imperial Palace Open to the Public
Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2011
Kyoto Gosho, Imperial Palace, will be opened to the public from Nov. 17 to 21.
Open from 9:00 to 15:30.
The 54rd "Gion Odori" (Gion traditional Japanese dance)
Nov. 1 to 10, 2011
The traditional Gion Japanese dance will be performed by Maiko and Geiko from Gion Higashi Kabukai at Gion Kaikan (right across from Yasaka-jinjya Shrine).
¥4,000 for the ticket (including green tea)
Nijo-jo Castle The 57th Public Tea Celemony
Nov. 1, 3, 6 of 2011/ 9:30 to 15:00
Tea ceremony program will change daily within the period into Urasenke, Omotesenke, and Yabunouchike style.
Venue: Nijo-jo Castle