15 August 2013

City of the festival

Gion Festival [Gionmatsuri] is one of the most important festivals in Kyoto as well as Aoi Festival and Jidai Festival. It is held on 17th July when some main roads in the city are closed for the procession of 33 festival floats. During three days prior to 17th July, those floats are displayed on the roads with many lanterns.

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