“Hana Touro (“flower and light road”)  has been held in Arashiyama area in December since 2005.

This illumination event takes place from December 8 to December 17 this year.

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The area will be featured by combination of ground lanterns and “Ikebana” flower arrangements.

Bamboo forest from Nonomiya-jinja Shrine to Okouchi-sanso Villa will be illuminated as well.

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Temples, shrines and cultural facilites will hold a special night viewing during the festival.

Enjoy strolling through the path illuminated with wonderful lanterns and flowers!