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Kyoto Spring Escapes

Hanasaku Flower Festival

Make your Kyoto trip all the more extravagant with these beautiful flower displays until early summer. Catch a flower-design rickshaw in the area, see the spectacular Blossoming Rickshaw display at Kodaiji Temple, or surround yourself with 28 blossoms under one roof in the FlowerRoomatZuishin-inTemple. When: Until June 30 Where: Various locations around Higashiyama and Arashiyama Cost: Free (excluding rickshaw rides) Web:

Yabusame Shinji

Japan's traditional horseback archery, is one of the most amazing Japanese sports. Held in the long arcade that runs through the middle of the beautiful Tadasu-no-mori forest at Shimogamo-jinja Shrine, this event allows you to get really close to the horses and riders as they thunder past the targets, unleashing arrows as they go. If you are in Kyoto at this time it is a must-visit.

When: May 3rd, 13:00~

Where: next to Shimogamo-jinja Shrine (59 Shimogamo Izumigawa-cho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City 606-0807)

Touzan Restaurant at The Hyatt Regency kyoto

Touzan restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto offers a wonderful Kaiseki seasonal set. The ambiance is supplied courtesy of their own beautiful stone garden and contemporary yes classic Kyoto decor. The dinner course features an 'Omakase' course with Grilled beef, sushi and various appetizers in the Kyoto Kaiseki style.

Where: 644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan, 605-0941


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