Tag: gion matsuri
The 2010 Gion Matsuri (festival) parade of yama and hoko "floats" is coming up. This is a spectacle of ancient pageantry not to be missed.
Also, on the three
The Gion Festival (matsuri=festival) is the biggest event of the year in Kyoto, and one of the biggest in Japan. It started in 869 as an appeal to