Kamigamo Shrine

Guide and tips of Kamigamo Shrine in kyoto-shi, kyoto

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Kamigamo Shrine
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339 Kamigamo Motoyama Kita-ku, kyoto-shi, kyoto
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It's one of the three most famous festivals and said to be the oldest one in Kyoto. The parade of Saiou-dai (a queen) and 500 people is fascinating, elegant and gorgeous! It's called 'Aoi (hollyhock) Festival' because of the decorations of hollyhock leaves everywhere of the parade.
Date: on May 15th every year. The parade leave Kyoto Imperial Garden, pass through Shimogamo Shrine and arrive at Kamigamo Shrine. People in elegant royal dresses march as long as 8km.
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