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Jidai Matsuri

There are three well-known festivals in Kyoto, Aoi Matsuri, and Gion Matsuri, and Jidai Matsuri.

October 22 is the day of Jidai Matsuri, Festival of Ages.

About 2,000 people parade dressed in different costumes from the Heian era to the Meiji era.

The Meiji era parade representing farmer's army called Yamaguni tai is originally from Keihoku helped the civil war against for Shogun army.

Yamaguni tai march around Keihoku playing drums and flutes every year.

The march remined us 150 years ago when they come back to Keihoku after winning the civil war .