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Gion Matsuri
Naginata-hoko Osendo July 1st
From 10:00 at Yasaka Shrine, this year’s Chigo (the sacred page boy who rides on the leading Naginata-hoko) visits Yasaka Shrine and prays for safety during the festival.
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