Earphone Guidance【Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto】The Special Viewing Seat Ticket with English Earphone Guidance will go on sale at 9:30 a.m, June 5th!

Area:
Kyoto
Date:
July 17th (Tue), 2018 [rain or shine]

JPY 4,500

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Earphone Guidance【Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto】The Special Viewing Seat Ticket with English Earphone Guidance will go on sale at 9:30 a.m, June 5th!

To view Gion Matsuri Festival in a relaxed manner, the special viewing seat with English earphone guidance is recommended. Brochure and hat included. (Saki Matsuri, July 17th)

Gion Matsuri Festival is one of Japan's three biggest festivals which belong to Yasaka Jinja Shrine, and the representative of summer festival in Japan.
The festival lasts for about a month-long. It is famous for its long history, gorgeousness and large scale size throughout Japan.
The origin of the festival began by establishing 66 floats which is the same number of the provinces in Japan in those days to pray and get rid of the illness about 1,100 years ago.
The best highlight of the festival is the Yama Hoko Junko grand procession.
The Preceding Festival (Saki Matsuri) procession on 17th will start from Shijo Karasuma at 9:00 a.m.
You can enjoy watching so many exciting highlights through the procession.

It is designated as UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009.
Please make use of a reserved seat so that you can see the festival comfortably.

◆Seating place: Oike Street
◆Timetable: Shijo Karasuma (9:00) departure → Kawaramachi Shijo (9:40) → Kawaramachi Oike (10:20) → Shinmachi Oike (11:20)
◆Rain or shine
◆No refund except for the cancellation the festival.

<FAQs>
Q. Will the festival be held in the rainy day?
A. Yes. Rain or shine. We distribute a disposable rain jacket in case of rain.

Q. What time should I arrive at the seat?
A. Please arrive at your seat 30 minutes before the procession because a congestion is expected on the day of the festival.

Q. Can we eat at the seat?
A. Yes, you can. Please take all of your trash home with you when you leave.

Q. Is there something I have to know?
A. No parasols, no smoking. When you take photographs, please do not bother other people. In addition, please be careful about your physical condition against the heat.

Q. How long does the festival last?
A. About 2 hour from the head of the procession to the end.

Organizer: Kyoto City Tourism Association, KNT-CT Web Travel Co., Ltd.


Price Reserved seat: JPY 4,500 per person (with a brochure)

*All seats are reserved. (Seat selection is not applicable.)
*You can get the brochure and a hat at the entrance of the seating area on the day.
◆About the ticket
・All seats are reserved.
・You will receive the ticket (voucher) by the e-mail from T-gate Inc. Please  bring the printout of your ticket (voucher) at the reception desk on the festival day.

◆About a reservation
・Please apply for member registration before making a reservation.
・Click the circle of July 17th on the calendar below.
・Your reservation will be confirmed with completion display.
・We will send you the ticket (voucher) by e-mail.
・Please bring printed your voucher to the festival on the day.
 (You need to check in at each block's reception desk on the day.)
Cancellation policy Cancel after a reservation: 100%
※Only in the case of the event cancellation, we refund you the ticket price.
Included Ticket charges (reserved seat, brochure, hat), a rental earphone
Not Included Personal expense, transportation expenses
Please note ・Please be sure to bring the printout of your ticket (voucher) at the reception desk on the festival day.
・Rain or shine.
・All seats are reserved. (Seat selection is not applicable.)
・The ticket is non-refundable.
※Only in the case of the event cancellation, we refund you the ticket price.
Payment An available credit card: VISA, Master, JCB, AMERICAN EXPRESS
Meeting point ■The place of reserved seats: Oike Street
■Please arrive at your seat 30 minutes before the procession.
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◆From JR Kyoto Station, Hankyu Karasuma Station to Karasuma Oike (the subway Karasuma Line)
◆From Keihan Sanjo Station to Kyotoshiyakusyomae or Karasuma Oike (the subway Tozai Line)

*As congestion is expected on the day of the festival, please arrive at the place well in advance. (No refund even if you are late.)

Documents
Company Name <企画>公益社団法人京都市観光協会/Kyoto City Tourism Association
Organizer Name <委託販売>株式会社KNT-CTウエブトラベル「有料観覧席受付」【京都三大祭】/KNT-CT Web Travel Co., Ltd.
Location 東京都千代田区東神田1-7-8ユニゾ東神田一丁目ビル3F/Unizo Higashi-Kanda 1 cho-me Bldg.,3F,1-7-8 Higashi-Kanda,Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo
Business Hours 10:00-17:00 休日:土日祝日 / Closed Saturday, Sunday, holoday
Travel Agent Regist No 観光庁長官登録旅行業第2051号

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Your booking can be made until 15:59(JST) 4 days prior to the tour date.
The program is subject to be suspended or change without notice.


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