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Gion Matsuri

The Gion Festival (祇園祭 Gion Matsuri) takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan. It goes for the entire month of July and is crowned by a parade, the Yamaboko Junkō (山鉾巡行) on July 17 and July 24. It takes its name from Kyoto’s Gion district.
Gion Matsuri(祇園祭2017)
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Gion matsuri, Kyoto, Japan

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