Information of the Higashi Otani Mantoe Festival 2017

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On the nights of Obon festival (August 14-16) every year, the ‘Higashi Otani Mantoe Festival’ is held at Otani Sobyo Grave in Kyoto.

It is one of the largest Mantoe Festival in Kyoto.

Contents:




  1. Information of Higashi Otani Mantoe Festival 2017
  2. Visit report of 2016
  3. Video and photo
  4. How to get to Otani Mausoleum
  5. Hotel search & reservation around Otani Mausoleum




1.Information of Higashi Otani Mantoe Festival 2017

Date:August 14 (Mon), 2017 ~ August 16 (Wed), 2017
Time:18:00~21:00

Brochure (front) *japanese text only

Brochure (back) *japanese text only

2.Visit report of 2016

3.Video and photo

■YouTube:大谷祖廟 -東大谷万灯会-(Ōtani Mausoleum ‘Higashi Otani Mantoe Festival’) 

■Flickr:東大谷万灯会:Higashi Otani Mantoe Festival(20160814)

東大谷万灯会:Higashi Otani Mantoe Festival(20160814)

4.How to get to Otani Mausoleum




Nearest station of Otani Mausoleum is “Keihan Gion Shijo Station”.

  Timetable and Route Search

■Route Example (From Osaka Station to Keihan Gion Shijo Station)
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■Route Example (From Namba Station to Keihan Gion Shijo Station)
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■Keihan Gion Shijo Station→Otani Mausoleum
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■When you take a taxi

From Kyoto Station:1,650 yen ~ 1,920 yen (about 10 minutes)
From Gion-Shijo Station:610 yen ~ 720 yen (about 50 minutes)

・Let’s show a taxi driver the following phrase.
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・If you want to call a taxi, let’s show the following phrase.
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[Phone number of taxi dispatch : Around the Kyoto Station]*Japanese text only.

5.Hotel search & reservation around Otani Mausoleum

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Have a nice trip! XD

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