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One of Kyoto three major festivals “Aoi Matsuri” is the annual festival of Shimogamo and Kamigamo Shrine.

More than 500 staff in total wearing the costume of the Heian aristocracy matrix parade the Miyakooji from the Kyoto Imperial Palace to Shimogamo and Kamigamo Shrine.

This festival is the oldest festival in Kyoto, Leaves of hollyhock are decorated in all of the matrix.

May 15
Sookuu?Japanese Sake?
Kamigamo Shrine, Shimogamo Shrine, in Kyoto city
To Kamigamo Shrine/Take a bus from Subway “Kitayama Sta.” and get off “Kamigamo Shrine Mae”

To Shimogamo Shrine/10 minutes walk from Keihan Railway “Demachiyanagi Sta.”, or Take a city bus from JR “Kyoto Sta.” and get off “Shimogamo Shrine Mae”

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