May 2, 2011

Misogi no Shinji

Misogi no Shinji @Shimogamo Shrine

May 4th from 10am~

This is a religious ceremony to purify "Saio-dai" dressing Heian period costume
by the river in the Shrine.Saio-dai is the main figure of Aoi Festival coming May 15.
 In old days Saio was chosen from the Imperial Family,
but now from unmarried ladies in Kyoto.

Access: City but #205 "Shimogamo jinjya mae"

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