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Kyoto Gion festival

  Have you already been to Gion festival? It's one of the most traditional & biggest festival in Japan. Floats procession, one of the highlight of the festival, has finished, but do not worry there are still some rituals happen!


25th: Kyogen (traditional Japanese comic theater) performance @ Yasaka shrine
28th: Mikoshi (portable shrine) purification @ Yasaka shrine ~ Kamo river
31st: Purification ceremony @Yasaka shrine

 Extremely hot days continue, please stay hydrated and enjoy sightseeing :)

Pictures: Floats at night time on the other day


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