Ōharano Shrine’s First Ever Autumn Evening Illuminations to Light Up in November

25.October.2018 | SPOT

Ōharano Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the historical and nature-lush prefecture of Kyoto. For the first time ever, a special illumination event will take place against the gorgeous autumnal colours from November 17 to 25.

The road leading up to the shrine runs from the first torii gate right up to the shrine itself. This entire path is lined on either side with trees glowing with reds and yellows. This is where a whole host of illuminations will light up the area. Rows of bamboo hanging lanterns will line the path to create a mysterious and alluring atmosphere.

 

On November 17th and 18th the event will take on the theme of “water and light” during which attendees will be able to put their wishes onto votive lanterns at Koizawa Pond. Popular restaurants from Kyoto will also set up stalls over these two days.

 

Experience the wonderful clash of illuminations and autumn-time colours in Kyoto.

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