14 Enchanting Japanese Festivals

September 2, 2016 at 10:30:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

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Festivals are highlights of the year in Japan. They are a time to celebrate life and traditions. Gray suits and sober offerings from Uniqlo and Muji are replaced by elegant kimono and brightly colored yukata. Cities have their own unique festivals, often with ancient Shinto rites. Most are exciting, some are almost unbelievable. Check out our list of 25 magical festivals taking place throughout Japan all year long. Chris Willson

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