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Mizudome-no-mai

Mizudome-no-mai

Mid Jul

Mizudome-no-mai is a traditional spiritual event that is known to “stop rain”, which has been around for about 680 years.

Tokyo, Gonshoji Temple 3 Free
Masters at Work

Masters at Work

Elena Lisina

In many places in Japan there are unique opportunities to watch masters at work showcasing various skills. You'll also find..

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Egad! Is This Kyoto?

Egad! Is This Kyoto?

Arlene Bastion

Mt Daimonji shows us a different face to Kyoto. Fireplaces used in a religious ritual can be seen on the mountain slope.

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