Daimon-ji Gozan Okuribi 五山送り火

A thousand lights

In summer, the humidity of Kyoto loosens its imprint at dusk. And as if the heat was already lacking, at nightfall the Daimon-ji Gozan Okuribi festival offers its astonished spectators a procession of flames that devour the mountains.

Le caractère 「大」sur le mont Daimon

Le caractère 「大」sur le mont Daimon

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    Several points of observation are possible. Funaokayama Park (49 Kitafunaoka-cho, Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto) provides a panoramic view of four of the five mountains, including Daimonji. Lastly, the banks of the Kamo river also offer a pleasant view.
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    Every August 16 from 8 pm

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