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JR Kawagoe Station 川越駅
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Kawagoe Matsuri is a parade of ornate floats during the day and evening in the city's old town of traditional buildings. Around 15 floats appear during the festival. Held on the third weekend in Oct. Main road where the festival will climax in the evening.
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Entrance to Honmaru Goten palace, Kawagoe Castle.
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Gate to Kitain, a Tendai Buddhist temple.
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JR Kawagoe Station plaza
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One of the picturesque streets of the city.
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Kitain Main hall, Kawagoe
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Hon-Kawagoe Station 本川越駅
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Children lead the way for a float at Kawagoe Festival.
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Garden
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Main hall
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Toki no Kane, Time Bell Tower, symbol of Kawagoe. 時の鐘
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Pagoda at Kitain temple, Kawagoe
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There is a bell at the top which is rung 4 times a day. The bell or gong looks like a temple bell.
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The bell is rung at 6 am, 12 noon, 3 pm, and 6 pm.
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Tekomai geisha lead the way for a float at Kawagoe Festival.
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Kura-zukuri style architecture. Local merchants built these earthen buildings after the Great Fire of Kawagoe in 1893. 蔵造りの町並み
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Tekomai
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Veranda facing a garden.
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Over 500 stone statues of Rakan Buddhist disciples
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Kurazukuri earthen buildings were fire-resistant, so they built these fire-resistant shops after the Great Fire. "Kura" means warehouse.
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Also see the video at YouTube.
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Carved during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Hill where the Fujimi Turret once stood.
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五百羅漢
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Kawagoe Festival
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Kawagoe Festival Museum (Kawagoe Matsuri Kaikan) 川越まつり会館
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Former castle moat.
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Kawagoe Festival Museum
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Psst, wanna know a secret? Kitain Temple, Kawagoe
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Street signs in English
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Oh man, I forgot my glasses!
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Shopping street
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Turning the corner
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Boo-hoo! My cat ran away!
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Closeup of carvings on a float.
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City Museum 市立博物館
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Bell tower at night
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Residence
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Moving a float to the starting point.
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Steering the float
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Getting into a float.
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Sporty police car.
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Drag marks
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Floats at night, Kawagoe Festival.
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Musical battle between floats.
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Each float has musicians and a performer.
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Lion
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Lion for good luck.
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