Gion Matsuri in Photos: Part 1

Yama Hoko Grand Parade in Kyoto

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It’s July in Japan and for the city of Kyoto, that means the Gion Matsuri. This year (2014) the event is split in two, the Saki Matsuri (July 17th: Yama Hoko Grand Parade) and the Ato Matsuri (July 24th: Yama Hoko Grand Parade & Hanagasa Flower Hat Procession).

The following floats are shown in this photo story:

  • Abura Tenjin Yama,
  • Arare Tenjinyama,
  • Ashikari-yama,
  • Ayagasa-hoko,
  • En-no-gyoja-yama,
  • Fune-hoko,
  • Hachiman-yama,
  • Hakurakuten-yama,
  • Hashi-Benkei-Yama,
  • Houka-hoko and
  • Houshou-yama.

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I was born in Antwerp, Belgium, and enjoyed my teenage years during the peak of the "Flower Power Hippie" generation. I hitchhiked through Europe, living on a beach south of Agadir, Morocco for some time to learn English. Aside from Japan, I have lived in Indonesia, the Philippines, South Kore...