Kitano Flea Market

Kitano Flea Market

Kitano Shrine was built to commemorate (or, rather, appease) a poet, Michizane Sugawara that was exiled to his death during Edo period. Students visit this temple before exams, praying for a good grade. Along with Toji Flea Market, the temple’s flea market is among the biggest flea market in Kyoto and even Japan. It’s specialties are mainly antiques like old iron teapots, calligraphy scrolls, dolls, statues, lanterns, kimonos and obis.
Watercolor in Paper, 40X60cm. 2 Days in Studio.

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