Aug 12, 2013

One of the biggest festival in Kyoto: Gozan no Okuribi (五山の送り火)

Coming August 16th would be Gozan-no-Okuribi Festival. You could see five mountains with 5 different shapes/characters lit with fire. It is obon (the period spirits of ancestors coming back to their home). Gozan-no-Okuribi is for sending the spirits off. It is on the16th from 20:00! You could check this map from the link below:

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