Aoi Festival and Iris, Azalea, Kyoto Flowers Viewing in May

May 10, 2012 by

Festivals & Events, Local Recommendations, Things To Do

Beautiful Azalea in Orange at Kiyomizu Temple

Beautiful Azalea in Orange at Kiyomizu Temple

May is one of the perfect seasons to enjoy Kyoto! Why don’t you enjoy really fresh air in the cozy, late Spring weather strolling through the comfortable paths surrounded by beautiful green leaves and colorful flowers of Iris and Azalea.

Beautiful Iris in Purple at Tenryuji Temple

Beautiful Iris in Purple at Tenryuji Temple

On 15th of May, Please do not miss a big festival in Kyoto: the Aoi Matsuri Festival!! This is one of the three big festivals in Kyoto along with the Gion Festival and the Jidai Matsuri (Festival of Ages)! The highlight is the gorgeous parade recreating the exact scene of the ancient Heian Court.

- Satoko Kuroda

Find more recommendations from Viator guide Satoko Kuroda. Satoko Kuroda is an experienced Viator guide and offers tours all throughout Kyoto, Japan. Learn more about Kyoto Expert Satoko.

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