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Kotoku-in - The great Buddha of Kamakura

Events calendar

  • 21 June -- Summer starts in Japan
  • 1 July -- Season start for climbing Mount Fuji
  • 16 July -- Sea day / Umi no Hi in Japan (holiday)
  • From 16 to 17 July -- Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto
  • 17 July -- On July 17, 1868, Edo was renamed Tokyo.
  • 19 July -- End of rainy season (Tsuyu) in Japan
  • From 24 to 25 July -- Tenjin Matsuri Festival in Osaka

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