JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Minami-Chitose Station
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Minami Sanno Matsuri Festival is held annually on April 4 by Hieda Jinja Shrine in Okubo and Seon (大窪、清雲). 南山王の祭 Map
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Minami Sanno Matsuri Festival is like a picnic under streamers called hoinobori.
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The hoinobori are carried from the respective parishioners neighborhoods to this park next to the shrine.
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Minami Sanno Matsuri Festival. For a few hours, they gather under the hoinobori with food and drinks.
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View from Hieda Shrine.
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Minami Sanno Matsuri Festival in Hino, Shiga.
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Under a hoinobori, made of bamboo strips wrapped with paper and attached with paper flowers, usually pink.
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Hoinobori paper flower.
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Hieda Shrine
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Higashi-Yamato Minami Park is a large park with greenery and sports facilities. One interesting edifice is the former Hitachi Aircraft Transformer Substation pockmarked with bullet holes from World War II. The park was formerly the US Air Force's Yamato Air Station. Before that from 1938 and during World War II, it was the site of a military aircraft engine factory. Near Tamagawa Josui Station on the Seibu Haijima Line.
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Tamagawa Josui Station
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Former Hitachi Aircraft Transformer Substation pockmarked with bullet holes from World War II. 旧日立航空機立川工場変電所
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From 1938 and during World War II, Higashi-Yamato Minami Park was the site of a military aircraft engine factory. This transfomer substation supplied power to
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Memorial for the workers at the Hitachi Aircraft engine factory who died from aerial bombings by the US during World War II.
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Back of former Hitachi Aircraft Transformer Substation.
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Side of former Hitachi Aircraft Transformer Substation.
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