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Tours - Jidai Matsuri
The Jidai Matsuri is a festival that celebrate the foundation of Kyoto. It consists of a large parade that process from the Imperial Palace to Heian Shrine. Jidai Matsuri is Japanese for "Festival of Ages", and the participants of the parade are dressed in costumes from most period of Japanese history, and also from famous historical figures. There are about 2000 participants and it takes two hours to watch the entire procession.

The Jidai Matsuri is held by Heian Shrine, and both the festival and the shrine were established in 1895 to celebrate Kyoto's history and culture.
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