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Gion Matsuri festival in Kyoto(Festival)

Gion Matsuri festival in Kyoto(Festival)

In the morning of 17th July, all Yama and Hoko perform circumambulation that called Yamahoko Jyunkou (山鉾巡行Yamahoko procession). This is the highlight of Gion Matsuri.

Gion Matsuri festival in Kyoto

In the morning of 17th July, all Yama and Hoko perform circumambulation that called Yamahoko Jyunkou (Yamahoko procession). This is the highlight of Gion Matsuri.





  • The Gion  Matsri Festival takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the mofestivals in Japan.

    The Gion Matsri Festival takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the mofestivals in Japan.

  • On the Naginata Hoko is the chigo.

    On the Naginata Hoko is the chigo.

  • Hoko floats

    Hoko floats


  • Yama floats

    Yama floats

  • Tsuji-mawashi

    Tsuji-mawashi

  • After the parade, Yamas and Hokos are broken down.

    After the parade, Yamas and Hokos are broken down.




Gion Matsuri festival in Kyoto(Festival)"



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