Jidai Matsuri - When & Where The Ages Festival Japan AKA Jidai Matsuri is an Asian festival which takes place Kyoto Gosho in Kyoto Japan around the third week in October.
What to Expect This festival has a parade in which people dress in traditional clothes dating back to the 7thC AD. Shrines of all the emperors of Japan are paraded around from the Imperial Palace-Kyoto Gosho through Kyoto. It takes hours for the parade to pass a few kilometres but this serves as an excellent lesson in Japans history.
Getting there Book a flight into any airport in Japan here or book a train here.
Jidai Matsuri Festival
Where to stay Book your accommodation below for the Festival of the Courts. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in Kyoto here.
History: Jidai Matsuri
History This Japanese Festival was first held in 1895 to help Kyoto recover from the moving of the Imperial court to Tokyo.