Aoi festival
When:
May 15, 2018 @ 10:00 – 16:00
2018-05-15T10:00:00+09:00
2018-05-15T16:00:00+09:00
Where:
Kamigamo jinja
Cost:
Free

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 500 people wearing splendid ancient costumes and traditional make-up which follows a route of some 8 kilometers through the main streets of Kyoto from Kyoto Imperial Palace to Shimogamo and Kamigamo shrines.

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Scedule : Kyoto Gosho 10:30 →Marutamachi-dori→Kawaramachi-dori
→Shimogamo Jinja Arrive 11:40 and Depart 14:20 → Kamigamo Jinja Arrive 15:30
(Time stated above will be sometimes a little behind schedule.)

 

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