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Saiho-ji - The sublime moss temple in Kyoto

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Events calendar

  • From 24 to 25 July -- Tenjin Matsuri Festival in Osaka
  • 28 July -- Sumida River Fireworks in Asakusa
  • 6 August -- Anniversary date of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945
  • 9 August -- Anniversary day of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945
  • 11 August -- Mountain day / Yama no Hi (holiday)
  • From 12 to 15 August -- Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima, Shikoku
  • 15 August -- Anniversary date of Japan's surrender in 1945

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