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SETSUBUNSAI

SETSUBUNSAI
2018/01/12

Setsubun is celebrated in Japan on February 3rd, marking the day before spring with various traditions meant to drive away evil spirits and bad luck and cleanse ...more

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Autumn full moon

Autumn full moon
2017/09/13

There is an old custom of celebrating the full moon on the fifteenth day of the eighth month on the traditional Japanese calendar. It’s a very poetic and ...more

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OKURIBI

OKURIBI
2017/08/03

The Daimonji Gozan Okuribi (Daimonji Bonfire) is an event held on the evening of August 16th, when gigantic Chinese characters and other motifs are depicted by ...more

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GION FESTIVAL

GION FESTIVAL
2017/07/04

The Gion Festival is an annual event dedicated to the deity of Yasaka shrine. Throughout its history,Kyoto has suffered many times from all kinds of catastrophi ...more

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京都名所 / 法然院

京都名所 / 法然院
2015/05/27

5月ももう後半。 日差しも強く、今日なんて33℃という予想、、、もう夏ですね。 暑くてバテ気味な方も多いのではないでしょうか。   そんな中、新緑とひとときの涼を楽しめるスポットを御紹介。 1週間程前に訪れた、法然院。 法然上人ゆかりの寺です。 境内は拝観自由なところも、訪れやすいポイント。 (伽藍は通常非公 ...more

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