Yamaguchi Gion Festival

The festival with 600 year history

The festival heralds the arrival of summer in Yamaguchi. Originally the festival came from Yasaka Shinto Shrine in Kyoto during the Muromachi era (1336-1573). Since then it has been passed down for 600 years.

When: July 20th to 27th


ADDRESS:Katakoji and the nearby shopping arcade, Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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