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"Okera-sai" is a ritual that takes place early in the morning on New Year's Day at Yasaka Shrine in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto. On the night of New Year's Eve, the holy flame lit on December 28th in accordance with an ancient rite is taken from the...more
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625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku | Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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