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Oni Matsuri

Oni Matsuri

Boys are dressed in traditional Shinto clothing during Oni Matsuri, a demon festival at Akumi Kanbe Shinmeisha Shrine in Toyohashi, Japan. The festival celebrates the coming of Spring, and people […]

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67th Sapporo Snow Festival

67th Sapporo Snow Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Hokkaido, Japan – A snow sculpture of ‘The Ruins of St. Paul’s, Macau’ is seen at Odori Park, February 5, […]

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Setsubun at Narita Shinshoji Temple

Setsubun at Narita Shinshoji Temple

(L to R) Sumo wrestlers Okinoumi Ayumi and Yokozuna Hakuho Sho throw beans during a Setsubun festival at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple on February 3, 2016, in Chiba, Japan. Setsubun is […]

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Lucky cats at Goutoku Temple

Lucky cats at Goutoku Temple

Thousands of Maneki-Neko figurines on display at Goutoku Temple on January 26, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The temple is well known for its massive […]

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Kyoto visitors enjoy sightseeing in Kimono

Kyoto visitors enjoy sightseeing in Kimono

Tourists dressed in traditional Japanese kimono and make-up explore the Higashiyama District of Kyoto on January 16, 2016, in Kyoto, Japan. Kimono rental is a popular tourist attraction for both […]