Mitama Matsuri 2016

In & Around: 

Mitama Festival, The Japanese word Mitama (御魂・御霊・神霊, honorable spirit) refers to the spirit of a kami or the soul of a dead person. One of the best place to enjoy this festival is at Yasukuni Shrine.

The festival at Yasukuni shrine is on every July 13–16. Around 30,000 lanterns will light up after 18:00 to 21:30.

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