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A geisha/geiko and maiko head to the theater to see the Kamogawa Odori. Notice the different obi sash on the back.2104 viewsA maiko is an apprentice geisha. Her obi sah on the back is long, as well as her sleeves.
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Also watch my Karuta hajime video here.1296 views
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Video of our group photo exhibition at Kyoto International Community House during Nov. 16-20, 2011. Seven artists exhibited: Micah Gampel, Peter Macintosh, Motoyasu "Musashi" Matsutani. We talk about our work in this 25-min. vid.959 views
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Geiko and maiko in front of Pontocho Kaburenjo theater904 views
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Court ladies called uneme. Their kimono have a blue wave design. 釆女840 views釆女
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna.756 views
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"Nanohanaya"731 views
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One of Kyoto's Big Three Festivals, the Kyoto Jidai Matsuri is a procession of over 2,000 people dressed in wardrobe reflecting Kyoto's historical periods from 794 to 1868 during which Kyoto was Japan's capital. Held annually on Oct. 22.716 views
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Court ladies called myobu. 命婦710 views
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Court lady called myobu. 命婦645 views
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"Nanohanaya" (Rape blossoms) 菜の花や641 views
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These dance photos were taken in April 2002. Note that taking pictures and videos of the dance are no longer allowed.623 views
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna. 騎女621 views
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Karyobinga 迦陵頻伽616 views
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Sakamoto Ryoma 坂本龍馬605 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ604 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ593 viewsThis is a maiko.
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Maiko and geisha can often be seen in Gion.568 views
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For more info, see miyako-odori.jp in English or call 075-541-3391.524 views
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Part 2: Passing of Spring in Kyoto, "Nanohanaya" (Rape blossoms) 菜の花や520 viewsPart 2 of the program consists of dance numbers.
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ486 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ478 views
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Maiko poses in front of the Naginata-boko float across the street in Kyoto477 views
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From the Kyoto Imperial Palace, the procession proceeds on main roads to Heian Shrine.426 views
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The Saio-dai Princess in 2005 was Saito Ayako, a 21-year-old Kyoto native and student at Doshisha Univ. Her 12-layer juni-hitoe kimono weighs 30 kg. 斎王代、齋藤彩子さん(21)416 viewsThe Saio-dai Princess is selected every year in April and a press conference is held to announce who was chosen. She is always a native of Kyoto, single, and in her early 20s. The Saio-dai was first incorporated in the festival in 1956. In 2005, she is the 50th Saio-dai.

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She wears a juni-hitoe kimono and rides in a carriage called Oyoyo. 斎王代、齋藤彩子さん (21)404 views腰輿(およよ)
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna.395 views騎女
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Entrance to the road leading to the Cherry Dance theater (Gion Kobu Kaburenjo) in the Gion district. The sign says "Miyako Odori."364 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ360 views
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Ninomaru Palace entrance, National Treasure 二之丸御殿353 views
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The Kyoto Imperial Palace (Kyoto Gosho) was the emperor's residence from the 14th century to 19th century. This is the main path to the palace where major festivals such as the Aoi Matsuri and Jidai Matsuri are held.335 views
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One of Kyoto's Big Three Festivals held on May 15. The Aoi Matsuri's colorful procession of over 500 people in Heian-Period costumes start off at the Kyoto Gosho Imperial Palace and head for the Shimogamo and Kamigamo Shrines. 323 viewsKyoto Gosho Imperial Palace 京都御所: The first ox carriage waits for the procession to start. The ox carriage is called a gissha. 牛車
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Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is near this JR Inari Station on the Nara Line, a 10-min. train ride from Kyoto Station.315 views
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Map and about the Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.310 views
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Approaching Nishi Hongwanji, the headquarters temple of the Jodo Shinshu Sect (Hongwanji school) in Kyoto. A short walk from Kyoto Station. This is New Year's Day, Jan 1, 2010.307 views
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The procession basically consists of two columns: The Hon-retsu which includes the procession's highest-ranking official called Chokushi. It consists of men. The second and longer column is the Saio-dai-retsu consisting of women.297 views
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Kameyama Castle294 views
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Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto on Jan. 3, 2011. Still hordes of people going to worship for New Year's hatsumode.294 views
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These men are descendants of the original archers who protected Emperor Kammu. 弓箭組列279 views
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Kyoto geiko and maiko at their best for the finale.266 views
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The Saio-dai Retsu column begins. Consists of all women, highlighted by the Saio-dai Princess.264 views
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Turning the hoko float at the Kyoto Gion Matsuri.263 views
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Model of Kyoto Imperial Palace.259 views
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Kawaii!!258 views
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These portraits come from a larger exhibition at the Oyako Gallery in JR Maibara Station in northern Shiga Prefecture until March 2012.254 views
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PR poster for the Kamogawa Odori geisha dance held during May 1-24 in Pontocho.253 views
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Cherry Dance, Kyoto.252 views
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Path to Kiyomizu-dera is a slope lined with souvenir shops, a tourist trap.251 views
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Scale model of the Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.247 views
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Saio-dai Princess procession. 斎王代244 views
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Yoshino Tayu, a high-ranking geiko entertainer. 吉野太夫230 views1 comments
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Inside the theater, waiting for the start of the 168th Kamogawa Odori (in 2005) to start.229 views
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Nijo-jo castle was built on the order of Tokugawa Ieyasu to serve as the Kyoto residence for the Tokugawa shoguns. Although it does not have a castle tower, Nijo-jo Castle is Japan's best preserved and most magnificent castle palace.226 viewsSeinan-sumi (Southwest corner) Turret is the first castle building you see when you walk from the station. Important Cultural Property 西南隅櫓
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We were right near the hanamichi where the geisha performed.226 views
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Hiunkaku Pavilion is a National Treasure. Unfortunately, it is not open for public viewing. One of Kyoto's Three Best Pavilions along with Kinkakuji and Ginkakuji Pavilions. 飛雲閣222 views
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Part 1 Monogusa Soshi: Taro's Shack. Lazy Taro does nothing but compose poems all day in his shack. 物ぐさ草紙 太郎の小屋221 viewsThe first half is a musical play with a storyline.
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Miyako Odori, Kyoto220 views
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Pontocho Kaburenjo theater219 views
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Naginata Hoko and chigo child 稚児216 views長刀鉾
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Pontocho Kaburenjo theater as seen from Kamogawa River.214 views
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"Miyako Odori" poster in English.213 views
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Entrance to Pontocho Kaburenjo theater. You can buy tickets for the day's performance.211 views
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High-ranking lady of the court209 views
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Taro's Shack209 views
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On July 16, the night before the Gion Matsuri Yamaboko Junko parade of floats, the Yoiyama display of floats lit up at night attract huge crowds in central Kyoto. You can also enter some of the grand floats.208 views
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Flower umbrella207 views
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Most take the train from Arashiyama, then ride the boat back.205 views
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End of show, see you next year in May!204 views
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Way to Kyoto Ebisu Shrine during Toka Ebisu as seen from Shijo.203 views
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A hanamichi is also on the left side of the theater.201 views
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Line at the bus stop. The buses did not come so frequently. So I just walked back to the nearest subway station.200 views
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Kamogawa River next to the theater.199 views
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Otsukaiban is a Meiji government administrator serving as an inspector. 御使番193 views
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Pontocho Kaburenjo theater, venue for Kamogawa Odori.192 views
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3D map of Kyoto Imperial Palace and the route we were allowed to take. For this special occasion of Emperor Akihito's 20th anniversary, we were also allowed to tour the northern palace quarters which is normally closed to the public.190 views
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Pontocho is a narrow alley and known as a geisha district.186 views
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Karamon Gate, Important Cultural Property. 唐門182 views
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Castle map179 views
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Flower umbrella called furyu-gasa. 風流傘178 viewsFlowers are artificial.
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"Nanohanaya" (Rape blossoms) 菜の花や176 views
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Note that taking pictures and videos are not allowed.174 views
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Norijiri horseman leads the procession. 乗尻172 viewsThe procession, called Roto-no-Gi (路頭の儀), is actually one of three rites performed during the festival.
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Torokko train at Arashiyama for Hozu Gorge171 views
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Kameoka Station170 views
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The wooden wheels creak like they did centuries ago.170 views
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The eighth and last corkboard panel showed photos of various rowing clubs rowing around Lake Biwa. Imazu Jr. High Rowing Club, Kyoto University Rowing Club, and a FISA tour.168 views
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Long line for the bus stop.167 views
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Ninomaru Garden166 views
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More signposts reading "Miyako Odori." "Miyako" means capital (Kyoto was once Japan's capital city), and "Odori" means dance.165 views
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna. 騎女164 viewsThey escort the Saio-dai Princess.
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Juni-hitoe kimono worn by the empress.164 views
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End of the gorge161 views
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Gion Kobu Kaburenjo Theater. Ticket office is on the right. Best to buy tickets at least a few days in advance.161 views
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Gion Matsuri is one of Japan's grandest festivals. Held annually in July, the festival's climax is on the 17th and 24th when giant, wooden-wheeled floats are pulled through the streets.159 viewsThis is at the starting point of the Yamahoko Junko procession on July 17.
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Mother scolds the daughter for the scuffle with Taro.158 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ158 views
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The cherry dance consists of several acts each with a different dance or play.158 views
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Everyone is dressed in Heian-Period (794-1185) costumes.157 views
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No. 4 official of the old police force and court justice called Kebiishi-no-sakan 検非違使志157 views検非違使志
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Ichiriki, a famous geisha tea house.156 views
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Palace entrance roof155 views
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Honmaru Palace as seen from the castle tower foundation155 viewsImportant Cultural Property
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Magistrate's House154 views
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Saio-dai Princess procession. 斎王代151 views
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Court lady called myobu. 命婦151 views
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Saio-dai Princess riding on a special palanquin called Oyoyo. 斎王代 腰輿(およよ)151 views腰輿(およよ)
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"Irises" 菖蒲151 views
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Gate to Kobu Kaburenjo Theater. Four shows daily in April, lasting about 1 hour (too short). Ticket prices range from 1900 yen to 4300 yen.151 views
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Site of Ryukoku Museum across from Nishi Hongwanji.151 views
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All finish150 views
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Tonan-sumi Turret from the street148 views
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Hollyhock (aoi) leaves 葵147 views
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna.146 views騎女
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Over 500 people in the procession walk along the 8-kilometer route.145 viewsThere's a lunch break at around noon at Shimogamo Shrine.
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"Nanohanaya"145 views
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Kiyomizu-dera temple on wooden stilts. Kiyomizu-dera belongs to its own independent Buddhist sect.145 views
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Norijiri horseman leads the procession. 乗尻144 views
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Flower umbrella143 viewsThese flower umbrellas are mainly for decorative purposes, to add more color to the procession.
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One of six court dancers called maibito. 舞人143 views
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Huge crowd143 views
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The procession's highest-ranking official called Chokushi. An Imperial Messenger. The horse is highly decorated. 勅使142 views
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Stone foundation141 views
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Geisha in my midst, in a taxi instead of a rickshaw.141 views
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The Heian Period was when Kyoto was the capital of Japan where the Emperor resided.139 views
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna. They escort the Saio-dai Princess.139 views騎女
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The bull was mooing all the time and was very restless.138 viewsDo bulls moo or do they snort? This was making a loud noise.
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna.138 views騎女
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"Irises" 菖蒲 She rises from beneath the stage.138 views
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Ogre posing137 views
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Ox carriage with plum blossoms dangling from the roof.137 views
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Minami-mon (South) Gate 南門136 views
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Tonan-sumi (Southeast corner) Turret 東南隅櫓136 views
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"Heian" comes from "Heian-kyo," the former name of Kyoto city.136 views
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Musician called baiju. There are seven of them wearing the same wardrobe. 陪従136 views
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"Miyako Odori" poster and paper lantern.135 views
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Taro has a scuffle with the daughter and breaks her koto instrument.134 views
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Visitors watch and hum along with the Lake Biwa Rowing music video on an iPad.134 views
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Barrels of sake next to the theater.133 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ133 views
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Pagoda and maiko133 views
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Ninomaru Higashi Otemon Gate (Main entrance), Important Cultural Property 二之丸東大手門132 views
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East Bridge to Honmaru and Honmaru Yagura-mon Gate132 views
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Ceremony at Shimogamo Shrine. 下鴨神社132 viewsThe public is not allowed to see the ceremony within the shrine.
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"Irises" are in full bloom. 菖蒲132 views
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No. 3 official of the old police force and court justice called Kebiishi-no-jo 検非違使尉132 views検非違使尉
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Gate to Kobu Kaburenjo Theater. You can make ticket reservations by phone, or go directly to the theater ticket office and buy tickets.132 views
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Kiyomizu-dera is the 16th temple in the Saigoku Western Japan pilgrimage circuit. The Hondo main hall dates from 1633.132 views
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Tonan-sumi (Southeast corner) Turret 東南隅櫓131 views
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"Miyako Odori" sign post. Performed for over a century, the dance makes April a very special time in Kyoto. It helps to hone the dance and musical skills of the geiko and maiko who diligently practice for this annual dance.131 views
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PR posters and paper lanterns for the Miyako Odori are everywhere.131 views
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Way to Shimogamo Shrine.131 views
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Verse 4. From Imazu, the boys rowed across the lake and most likely took a break at Chikubushima island in the middle of northern Lake Biwa. It has been a sacred island for centuries with Hogonji Buddhist temple (宝厳寺) first built in 724.131 views
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Honmaru Palace130 viewsImportant Cultural Property

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Ninomaru Kita Otemon Gate129 viewsImportant Cultural Property

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Honmaru Palace129 viewsImportant Cultural Property
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The Saio-dai Princess is the main figure of the procession. She represents the Imperial princess who worked at the Kamo Shrine and served in the Aoi Festival during the Heian Period.128 views腰輿(およよ)
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Taro overhears the Lord's daughter trying to compose a poem.128 views
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A play128 views
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Naginata float at night128 views
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Ninomaru Palace, National Treasure 二之丸御殿127 views
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"Irises" She holds an iris flower. She just took a bath with iris leaves. 菖蒲126 views
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Ninomaru Palace side view facing the garden. National Treasure125 views
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Kameyama Castle is now headquarters to a religion called Omoto-kyo which acquired the castle property in 1919. Only stone walls and moats remain.Statue of shachihoko.125 views
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A real crowd pleaser. Thanks for posing!125 views
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Tonan-sumi (Southeast corner) Turret 東南隅櫓124 views
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Hozu Gorge124 views
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Ogre on the train124 views
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10:30 am: Starting point at Kyoto Gosho Imperial Palace 京都御所 出発124 viewsThe procession is ready to depart.
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Taro gets to marry the lord's daughter.124 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ124 views
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Tonan-sumi (Southeast corner) Turret, Important Cultural Property 東南隅櫓123 views
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Entrance to Omoto-kyo HQ and former castle grounds123 views
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Hozu River123 views
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Finale: Throwing hand towels123 views
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Ninomaru Garden122 views
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The Aoi Matsuri started in the early Heian Period in the 8th century as a national or state-sponsored event.122 views
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Following the Saio-dai Princess are more high-ranking ladies of the court.122 views
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Pulling a float at the Kyoto Gion Matsuri.122 views
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Shooting the rapids121 views
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Climax with cherry blossom motif.121 views
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The Aoi Matsuri (Festival) used to be called Kamo-sai, after the name of the two shrines which hold the festival.120 views賀茂祭
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Dance program for 2005.120 views
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Maiko pose119 views
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Next to the geisha photos was Philbert Ono's cove of photos introducing the Lake Biwa Rowing Song (Biwako Shuko no Uta).119 views
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Top of castle tower foundation118 views天守閣跡
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Warehouse wall118 views
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Ninomaru Palace side view facing the garden.117 views
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Moat between Ninomaru (left) and Honmaru (right)117 viewsEast Bridge in the distance.
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Shrine maiden on horseback called Munanori Onna. 騎女117 views
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Taro helps her compose her poem.116 views
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It turns out that Taro was a grandson of the Emperor.116 views
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Main stage at front.116 views
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Naginata float at night116 views
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Even while sitting in the 3rd row, I managed to get some decent shots in between the heads (and cameras) of people sitting in front of me.116 views
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Finale: "Hana Utage" (Flower Banquet) 花うたげ114 views
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Wedding attire of the empress wearing juni-hitoe kimono, and the emperor wearing sokutai. 114 views
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Kyoto Station113 views
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Inside the Goeido Hall. You have to take off your shoes to enter. This was on Jan. 1, 2010. 御影堂113 views
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Train station platform112 views
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Autumn112 views
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