Virtual Japan Trip Vol.3 _in KYOTO Most Famous Three Festivals
Let's travel virtually Japan, this time is in KYOTO
KYOTO was capital of Japan since 794A.D. over Protected content .
So still There are many traditional festivals whole year.
I introduce you most famous 3 festivals in KYOTO.
1. Aoi Matsuri
The Aoi Matsuri (葵祭) takes place since 7th Century, annually May 15. The festival's main attraction is a large parade in Kyoto, in which over Protected content dressed in the aristocratic style of the Heian Period ( Protected content ) walk from the Imperial Palace to the Kamo Shrines. Aoi is Japanese for Hollyhock.
2. Jidai Matsuri
The Jidai Matsuri (時代祭) is a festival that takes place every year on October 22, the anniversary of the foundation of Kyoto. It consists of a large parade that travels from the Imperial Palace to Heian Shrine. Protected content , KYOTO was the capital till moving to Tokyo
3. Gion Matsuri
Gion Matsuri (祇園祭), the festival of Yasaka Shrine, It takes place over the entire month of July.
History: started Protected content . as a religious ceremony to appease the gods during the outbreak of an epidemic.
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4. Miyako Odori (this is Geisya (Maiko&Geiko) performance)
since Protected content , this festival is being held in Kyoto, performance is composed of Four season traditional Dance.
Have a great time!
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