Takayama Autumn Festival (秋の高山祭)6

One of the highlights of the festival is the street parade that takes place during the day.

Smaller floats are pulled through the streets and up to the temple:

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They are accompanied by a variety of different traditional musicians and musical instruments:

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The parade features participants of all ages – from about 80:

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To about 8:

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And all ages in between:

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Sometimes you need a quick break:

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And of course it all ends with the Dragon Dance:

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