Eizan Electric Railway and the Kibune Tourist Association are teaming up to hold an autumn illumination event which will run from November 3 to 25.
This marks the 16th run of the event which will once more be held in co-operation with Kyoto Hanatouro who will provide paper lanterns and spotlights. The Momiji Tunnel, Ninose Station and Kibuneguchi Station along with Kifune Shrine and elsewhere will be lit up with enchanting illuminations.
As the train runs through the Momiji Tunnel―a tunnel of maple trees―it will cut its lights and slow down for passengers to enjoy riding past the lit-up magical maples with autumnal hues. The path leading up to Kifune Shrine as well as the main shrine itself too will glow with warm colours.
Take in the spectacle of Japanese autumn-time at Kifune Shrine in Kyoto.
16th Kibune Momiji Tourou
Running: November 3, 2018 – November 25, 2018
Illumination Time: Sunset to 21:00
Kifune Shrine – Shrine grounds and surrounding area (approx. 1,000m)
Eizan Electric Railway – Ninose Station and Kibuneguchi Station
Eizan Electric Railway – Momiji Tunnel (Ichihara Station to Ninose Station) (approx. 250m)
Special Bus Run: (Kibuneguchi Station Bus Stop – Kibune Rinji Bus Stop) Special bus service with Kyoto Bus until 21:00
Train Schedule: (Autumn Leaf Weekday Schedule) Weekdays from November 5 to 30
<Eizan Main Line> 10:00-15:00
・Demachiyanagi Station – Yase-Hieizanguchi Station (Running approx. every 15 minutes. Normally every 20 minutes)
<Kurama Line> 10:00-15:00
・Demachiyanagi Station – Kurama Station (Running approx. every 15 minutes. Normally every 20 minutes)
・Demachiyanagi Station – Nikenchaya Station (2 trains every hour until 12:00)
Train Schedule: (Autumn Leaf Holiday Schedule) Saturdays & Holidays from November 3 to 25
<Eizan Main Line> 09:00-18:00
・Demachiyanagi Station – Yase-Hieizanguchi Station (Running approx. every 6 to 13 minutes. Normally every 15 minutes)
<Kurama Line> 09:00-18:00
・Demachiyanagi Station – Kurama Station (Running approx. every 13 to 15 minutes. Normally every 15 minutes)
<Kurama Line> 19:00-20:00
・Demachiyanagi Station – Kurama Station (Running approx. every 15 minutes)
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