Aoi Matsuri / Festival in Kyoto

My favourite city in Japan is Kyoto. This city has so many things to offer (good food, sightseeing spots, festivals) . One of the highlights are the summer festivals. The festival with the longest history is  the Aoi Matsuri. It is also known as the Hollyhock festival or the Kamo festival. Aoi Matsuri is one of the three major annual festivals alongside the Jidai Matsuri and Gion Matsuri held in Kyoto, Japan. It is a festival for the Kamo shrines, the Shimogamo shrine and the Kamigamo shrine.
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Gion Matsuri / Festival in Kyoto

The month of July is full of amazing summer festivals in Kyoto.
The Gion Matsuri or otherwise known as the Gion festival or the festival of the Yasaka Shrine is one of Japan’s biggest and most famous festivals held annually in Kyoto. It’s an event that is partly a street event and also bears a religious attachment to the people of Kyoto. As a visitor to Japan, you surely wouldn’t want to miss on such a great occasion.
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