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Byodo-in - The phoenix temple

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Events calendar

  • From 14 to 15 April -- Sanno Matsuri (the Spring Takayama Festival)
  • From 29 April to 5 May -- Japanese Golden Week
  • 10 May -- Mother's Day in Japan
  • 6 June -- Beginning of the rainy season (Tsuyu) in Japan
  • 21 June -- Summer starts in Japan
  • 1 July -- Season start for climbing Mount Fuji
  • From 1 to 31 July -- Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto with float processions on July 17 and 24

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