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Huge crowdOct 14, 2007
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Shijo-dori street and Naginata float. This area was the most crowded.Oct 14, 2007
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Flute players on Minami-Kannon Yama float. 南観音山Oct 14, 2007
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Naginata float at nightOct 14, 2007
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Naginata float at nightOct 14, 2007
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Naginata float at nightOct 14, 2007
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Bridge to the Minami-Kannon Yama float. 南観音山Oct 14, 2007
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Shijo-dori street and Naginata float. This area was the most crowded.Oct 14, 2007
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Shijo-dori street toward Naginata floatOct 14, 2007
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Shijo-dori street toward Naginata floatOct 14, 2007
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Outside view from the floatOct 14, 2007
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Minami-Kannon Yama float. 南観音山Oct 14, 2007
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Bridge to the Minami-Kannon Yama float. 南観音山Oct 14, 2007
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Minami-Kannon Yama float. 南観音山Oct 14, 2007
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Front of the floatOct 14, 2007
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Bridge to the Minami-Kannon Yama float. 南観音山Oct 14, 2007
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Outside view from the house connected to the float.Oct 14, 2007
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Outside view from the house connected to the float.Oct 14, 2007
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Statue of Minami-Kannon inside the house connected to the float.Oct 14, 2007
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CeilingOct 14, 2007
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A pole in the middleOct 14, 2007
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BellsOct 14, 2007
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The public can enter the float through a small bridge connecting the float to a house.Oct 14, 2007
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Front of the float with small taiko drums. They sit on a very narrow bench along the edges.Oct 14, 2007
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On the top deck of the float where the musicians play. It is a very small space.Oct 14, 2007
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On the narrow bridge to the float.Oct 14, 2007
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Minami-Kannon Yama floatOct 14, 2007
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Statue of Minami-Kannon inside the house connected to the float.Oct 14, 2007
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I went up to the 2nd floor of the house and lined up to enter the Minami-Kannon Yama float.Oct 14, 2007
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People line up to enter the Minami-Kannon Yama float.Oct 14, 2007
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Crowd on Shijo-dori streetOct 14, 2007
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Minami-Kannon Yama float 南観音山Oct 14, 2007
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Girls in yukata singing in front of Minami-Kannon Yama float to attract donors.Oct 14, 2007
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Minami-Kannon Yama floatOct 14, 2007
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Minami Kannon-yama float and flute playersOct 14, 2007
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Crowd and floats on Shijo-dori street as darkness sets in.Oct 14, 2007
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If you like women in yukata, see the Yoiyama (or Yoiyoiyama or Yoiyoiyoiyama during the three evenings before the main Gion Matsuri parade).Oct 14, 2007
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Crowd and floats om Shijo-dori street 四条通りOct 14, 2007
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A plastic sheet protects the tapestry from rain (it was a cloudy day)Oct 14, 2007
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Minami Kannon-yama floatOct 14, 2007
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Crowd on one of the main streetsOct 14, 2007
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Teens in yukataOct 14, 2007
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Side street to Minami Kannon-yama floatOct 14, 2007
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Minami Kannon-yama floatOct 14, 2007
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Yoshikawa: A special treat is that private residences in the old kimono merchant district open up their entryways to show folding screens, kimono, and other treasures.Oct 14, 2007
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Matsuzakaya 松坂屋Oct 14, 2007
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YoshikawaOct 14, 2007
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YoshikawaOct 14, 2007
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Geta for 600 yenOct 14, 2007
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Souvenir hunters. Cheap geta clogs and yukata (made in China) are sold.Oct 14, 2007
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Maiko in my midstOct 14, 2007
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Tenjin-yamaOct 14, 2007
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Tenjin-yama 天神山Oct 14, 2007
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Yamabushi-yama 山伏山Oct 14, 2007
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Yamabushi-yamaOct 14, 2007
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Side street of food and souvenir stallsOct 14, 2007
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Yamabushi-yama residence opened up for public displayOct 14, 2007
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A real crowd pleaser. Thanks for posing!Oct 14, 2007
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Maiko poseOct 14, 2007
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Maiko poses in front of the Naginata-boko float across the street in KyotoOct 14, 2007
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Maiko alertOct 14, 2007
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People vying to see Naginata-boko float.Oct 14, 2007
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Bridge to the float.Oct 14, 2007
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Even before evening comes, a large crowd stop to see the Naginata-boko float at Shijo-Karasuma.Oct 14, 2007
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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.Oct 14, 2007
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