On August 11, 2023, the annual summer Shimogamo Noryo Secondhand Book Festival began at Shimogamo Shrine's Tadasu no Mori forest in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto. From the first day, many book-lovers visited the store and eagerly searched for the items they were looking for.

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