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Japan, Kyoto, Heian Jingu Shrine

01/01/70

The Heian Jingu hosts the Jidai Matsuri, one of the three most important festivals of Kyoto. The procession of this festival begins at the old Imperial palace, and includes carrying the mikoshi (portable shrines) of Emperors Kanmu and Komei to the Heian Jingu. UNESCO World Heritage Site. (December 2007)