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  • Usagi Juku
  • Usagi Juku

Sometimes in Kyoto I come across traditions I don’t fully understand. Like the wearing of these armors by children (boys) during the Yoroi Kizome Ceremony (coming of age festival).

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  • Rakumachirakuya
  • Rakumachirakuya Rakumachirakuya Rakumachirakuya

Last two weeks the Rakumachirakuya festival is being held throughout Kyoto. Activities ranging from a cooking class to an insight lecture into working with roof tiles are held in kyo-machiya’s to promote machiya culture.

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