Gion Matsuri

The Gion Festival (祇園祭, Gion Matsuri) takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan. It goes for the entire

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Aoi Matsuri

The Aoi Matsuri (葵祭), or "Hollyhock Festival," is one of the three main annual festivals held in Kyoto, Japan, the other two being the Festival

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Jidai Matsuri

The Jidai Matsuri (時代祭, "Festival of the Ages") is a traditional Japanese festival (also called matsuri) held annually on October 22 in Kyoto,

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Gozan no Okuribi

This article is about the festival Gozan no Okuribi. For the sumo wrestler, see Daimonji Kenji. Gozan no Okuribi (五山送り火), more commonly known

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Tōshiya

The Tōshiya (通し矢, とおしや, lit. passing arrow) or the arrows which hit the target, was an archery exhibition contest held on the west veranda of

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Geisha

Geisha (芸者) (/ˈɡeɪʃə/; Japanese: [ɡeːɕa]), geiko (芸子), or geigi (芸妓) are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses. Their

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Hari-Kuyo

Hari-Kuyō is the Japanese Buddhist and Shinto Festival of Broken Needles, celebrated on February 8 in the Kanto region, but on December 8 in the

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Bukkyo University

Bukkyo University (佛教大学, Bukkyō daigaku) is a private university in Kita-ku, Kyoto in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The school's predecessor was

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Doshisha University

Doshisha University (同志社大学, Dōshisha daigaku), also referred to as Dodai (同大, Dōdai), is a private university in Kyoto City, Japan. Established

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