The Jidai Matsuri Festival

Medieval Women

Medieval Women’s Procession
Ohara-women (women from Ohara in northern Kyoto who carried firewood and charcoal on their heads and sold them to the capital city.
Katsura-women sold ayu (sweetfish) and candy from the Katsura River, mainly from Katsura in the western part of Kyoto.
These processions show the customs of this period, each with its own characteristics.

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