Gion festival which is one of the most traditional festivals in Japan has started!!
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Gion Festival is one of the most famous festival in Japan. As the name suggests, Gion festival is based on Yasaka shrine and grandly holding around downtown, Kyoto.
Generally we think Gion festival is composed of Yoiyama(宵山), night events and Yamaboko parade（山鉾巡行）. However Gion festival has been hold during July.
When we walk around Shijo street, Matsuribayashi(祭囃子), the distinctive sound “Konchiki Chin”, has been…
Jul 14, 2019