Kamigamo Sanyare-sai Festival – coming-of-age ceremony for boys

Feb. 24
Kamigamo Sanyare-sai Festival at Kamigamo Shrine, Kita-ku, Kyoto. The festival takes place from around 11 a.m. to 12 noon. A group of boys who have become the age of 15, solemnly goe up the steps in line to the Shrine for their Genpuku, the traditional initiation ceremony of coming-of-age.
Access: By municipal bus (Shibasu) No. 4 from Kyoto Station to Kamigamo-Jinjya-mae Bus Stop, or bus No. 9 to Kamigamo Misonobashi Bus Stop.

 

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