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Gojozaka Toki Matsuri


UpdateMarch 27, 2018
ReleaseMarch 27, 2018

Gojozaka Toki Matsuri (Gojozaka Ceramic Festival) is one of the major festivals held in Kyoto during the summertime, along with Gion Matsuri and Gozan-no-Okuribi. Various types of ceramics are sold at a discounted price (20 to 50 % off) at as many as 500 shops. Famous Japanese ceramics such as Arita, Karatsu, Shigaraki and others are sold, as well as Kiyomizu-yaki (Kyoto-style ceramics). It is held on Gojo dori street (from Higashi oji street to Gojo Bridge) from 9am to 11pm, between August 7th and 10th, and is definitely a must-see for ceramic lovers.