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Kyoto: Yoshino Tayu Hana-kuyo

Festival in commemoration of "Yoshino Tayu," considered to be one of the most famous female entertainers in the 17th century. If it rains, the procession will be canceled.

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Location: Josho-ji Temple,, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

Karasuma Subway Line to Kita-Oji Sta. From there, take municipal bus Kita-No. 1 to Takagamine Genkoan-mae Bus Stop, and then walk 2 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

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