Aoi festival

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Apr 22 – May 3 all-day Fushimi Inari Taisha
The Inari God makes a parade to give blessings once a year. Inari festival is the most important festival for Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. The festival  is held at Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine from “Shinko festival” APR 22nd to “Kanko festival” MAY 5. Shinko Festival Date : APR 22nd, from 11:00 Priests and accompanying members…
May 3 – May 5 all-day Heijo Palace
The World Heritage site Heijo Palace in the ancient capital of Nara is about to celebrate summer with a mix of tradition. Visitors can enjoy the parade of people in ancient costumes, music and food stalls at Heijo Palace. There are free shuttle buses from JR Yamato-Saidaiji Station and JR Nara Station on festival days.…
May 15 @ 10:00 – 16:00 Kamigamo jinja
Aoi Matsuri Festival is the most important annual rituals for both Shimogamo Jinja shrine and Kamigamo Jinja shrine. A festival with a 1400 years of continuous history stretching from the Heian period all the way to modern times. The highlight of the festival is the “Roto no Gi”, a tasteful Heian-period dynastic parade with some…