Jidai Matsuri festival Kyoto JapanAdd to Lightbox
Geisha representing Wake-no-Hiromushi a famous buddhist nun at the Jidai Matsuri festival. Also called the Festival of Ages it is a traditional festival celebrated every 22 of October since 1895 to conmemorate the anniversary of the foundation of Kyoto. It is a large parade with over two thousand people dressed in accurate costumes of the japanese history that spans 1100 years when Kyoto was Japan capital and also represents well important historic figures of the past. The parade goes from the Imperial Palace to the Heian Shrine. Geishas and maikos take an important role in the festival when they dress up and take the role of important characters of the past.
- Cristian Baitg Schreiweis
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