27 August 2014

Atmospheric lighting

This is just one example of how beautiful the lanterns were at Gion Matsuri Festival.

21 August 2014

Fantastic night

They were performing a festival music on a festival float illuminated with many lanterns at Gion Matsuri Festival.

14 August 2014

A day of the festival

This distinctive lantern display was for Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto. Gion Matsuri is one of the most famous festivals in Japan.

10 August 2014

By the wayside

I found this beautiful jizoson just around Byodoin Temple. A jizoson is an altar where Jizo [a Buddhist deity] is enshrined.