Monk and Heian Shrine torii gate at the Jidai Matsuri

Monk and Heian Shrine torii gate at the Jidai Matsuri

Hoko float in the Gion Matsuri parade

Hoko float in the Gion Matsuri parade

Monks at the Shichigosan Festival at Shinnyodo Temple

Monks at the Shichigosan Festival at Shinnyodo Temple

Costume at the Jidai Matsuri

Costume at the Jidai Matsuri

Lanterns at Yasaka Shrine for the Gion Matsuri

Lanterns at Yasaka Shrine for the Gion Matsuri

Performer in the parade at the Jidai Matsuri

Performer in the parade at the Jidai Matsuri

Children at the Shichigosan Festival at Shimogamo Shrine

Children at the Shichigosan Festival at Shimogamo Shrine

Performers in the parade at the Jidai Matsuri

Performers in the parade at the Jidai Matsuri

Parade of the Aoi Matsuri

Parade of the Aoi Matsuri

Parade of the Aoi Matsuri

Parade of the Aoi Matsuri

Lanterns at the Gion Matsuri

Lanterns at the Gion Matsuri

Hoko float in the Gion Matsuri parade

Hoko float in the Gion Matsuri parade

Hoko float in the Gion Matsuri parade

Hoko float in the Gion Matsuri parade

Performers at the Jidai Matsuri

Performers at the Jidai Matsuri