by / on August 9, 2014 at 9:36 PM / in Gion Matsuri, Higashiyama-ku, Matsuri-Festival, Temples-Shrines

Beauty Water at the Utsukushi-gozen Shrine During Gion Matsuri, in Kyoto.

Yasaka shrine During Gion Matsuri: On the grounds of the Yasaka shrine (八坂神社) in Kyoto are many sub-shrines, some more colourful than others. This is the Utsukushi-gozen Shrine (美御前社) and you can find it on the East side of the Hondo (本殿) or main hall. During the Gion Matsuri, this shrine and all other buildings are colourfully decorated for a […]

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