Kyoto Markets: Places of Worship Bring People Together *RERUN
Kyoto's famous Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines hold markets on their fete days. Toji's bazaar attracts up to 200,000 visitors. Kitano Tenmangu shrine's antiques market features sacred dance and drum performances. Hyakumanben Chion-ji's market offers only handcrafted items, Shimogamo Jinja hosts a huge, used book market boasting 800,000 books, and the flea market in front of Heian Jingu focuses on the younger generation. Discover the draw of Kyoto markets that originated at places of worship.