GION FESTIVAL 2018
Here comes the GION Festival season in Kyoto.
The Festival continues from 7/1-7/31,on the 16th of July, YOIYAMA starts and on the 17th HOKO will appear in town.
roads will be closed to be pedestrian side walk from 18pm-23pm.
Looks like a dream, out of reality.
even the temputure rose to 39 degree in Kyoto,people will rush to see the festival.
The festival is not over yet,
In the evening of July 24th, many people join to carry the three mikoshi from Otabisho, the trip places, back to Yasaka Shrine. When mikoshi arrive at the shrine, special prayers will be held to welcome the spirits back to their main ”home”. This ceremony ends around midnight
Come to enjoy the essence of Kyoto and Japan.