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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Moon Viewing on Osawa Ike・観月の夕べ

Boats glide around the pond at Daikaku-ji, to watch the autumn moon.

A tradition at Osawa Pond, started by Emperor Saga in the 8th Century. There are also ceremonial offerings for a successful harvest.

Taken in Saga, Kyoto, Japan

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PictureCode: 190915

PictureCode: 190915
Location: Arashiyama
Keywords: Moon, Daikaku-ji, Boats, Night

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