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Osaka - Kyoto’s rebellious neighbour

Events calendar

  • From 12 to 15 August -- Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima, Shikoku
  • 15 August -- Anniversary date of Japan's surrender in 1945
  • 16 August -- Daimon-ji fires in Kyoto
  • 31 August -- End of season for climbing Mount Fuji
  • 3 September -- Anniversary date of Tokyo's establishment after the Meiji restoration in July 1868
  • 16 September -- Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (Yabusame) Festival in Kamakura
  • 17 September -- Day of the elderly in Japan (Keiro no Hi - holiday)

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