The Jidai Festival, one of Kyoto's three major festivals, began in Kyoto City on October 22, 2023. Around 9:00 a.m., the procession centered on two phoenix carriages enshrining Emperor Kanmu and Emperor Komei departed from Heian Shrine in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City and headed for Kyoto Gyoen National Garden (Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City). 

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