GION MATSURI - Kyoto's most important festival

KYOTO, Jul 21 (Harpist in Japan) - Lighting up the city of Kyoto each July is the Gion Matsuri! One of the most famous festivals in Japan. Seeing the Gion Festival is a great experience, with the festival dominating the city’s downtown area (Shijo area).

This huge festival takes up the entire month of July, with parades, street parties and plenty of food to be enjoyed.