Takasegawa Boat Festival

Celebrating Kyoto’s Canal – Takasegawa Boat Festival!

Every year in September there is a small festival in Kyoto celebrating the Takasegawa canal, which runs north to south through the east of Kyoto. Takasegawa History Author’s photo The Takasegawa is an old canal running through the city, almost parallel to the Kamogawa river. Originally it was built in the Edo period as a…