Kamakura Matsuri at Tsurugoaka Hachimangu Shrine - Japanese festivals are festive occasions often with their roots in Chinese festivals but have undergone changes as they mixed with local Japanese customs. Matsuri is the Japanese word for a festival and are usually sponsored by a local shrine or temple, though they can be secular. There is no specific matsuri days for all of Japan. Dates vary depending on area.
- ©John Lander
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- Contained in galleries
- Japanese Festival Images Gallery