Three Biggest Flea Markets in Kyoto

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There are three major flea markets in Kyoto every month. The largest one can be found at the temple grounds of Toji. In second place is the flea market at the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine and the smallest of the three at Chionji Temple. These flea markets attracting large crowds of tourists and locals alike. It is great wandering through hundreds of stalls adorned with vintage treasures, handcrafted goods and the chatter of bargaining in the air:) The excellent food stalls there are the icing on the cake. Best Ryokans in Kyoto Explore Ryokans in Kyoto >
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Toji Temple - Kobo-ichi Flea Market

The flea market is open for the public on the 21st of every month from early morning till 4:30 pm. One thousand three hundred sellers waiting for you. Enjoy the shopping of handmade products, toys, clothes and antiques.

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Kitano Tenmangu Shrine - Tenjin-san Flea Market

The very popular flea market offers a huge variety of products like kimono fabrics, silver jewellery, antiques, plants and much more. Enjoy the atmosphere and the good food there. The place is open on the 25th of every month from 6:00 am till 9:00 pm.

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Chionji Temple - Tezukuri Ichi Flea Market

The flea market (Hyakumanben Tezukuri Ichi) is open on the 15th of every month and offers a huge selection of unique handcrafted items. The first Hyakumanben Handicraft Market was held in 1987. The market is open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Approximately 10000 people come here every month.

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