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Yasaka Parade Festival

Yasaka Shrine in the Chii region of Miyama hosts this annual festival (on July 14th) in order to pray for abundant crops. Traditional dance and music performances are offered, and various mythical and folk characters appear and participate in the festival and performances. These lasting traditions have been preserved by the people of Miyama for centuries and local villagers practice for months to take part in the performances.

 

 

Basic Information

Activity/Tour Name
Yasaka Parade Festival
Operating Season/Dates
14th of July
Address
Yasaka Shrine Tauta Miyama-cho Nantan-city Kyoto
Other
Tauta bus stop of Nantan City bus

Location