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Gion Matsuri

Coming down Oike dori
Coming down Oike dori
Heading towards the turn at Oike dori
Heading towards the turn at Oike dori
Out in front
Out in front
Walking along Kawaramachi Dori
Walking along Kawaramachi Dori
The crowd wait in anticipation of the next float approaching
The crowd wait in anticipation of the next float approaching
Wheels are also made just of wood with no nails or bolts
Wheels are also made just of wood with no nails or bolts
Wooden blades for putting under the wheels when turning the floats
Wooden blades for putting under the wheels when turning the floats
The sounds of Gion Matsuri
The sounds of Gion Matsuri
Very smart
Very smart
Colorful
Colorful
All attention on the float
All attention on the float
  1. Ben says

    Wow love these photos! I was lucky enough to be at one of the corners where they use the bamboo to manually turn it and I got to see everything!

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