【4K Video】The Aoi Festival, the top of Kyoto's three major festivals, was held in Kyoto on May 15, 2024. The Aoi Festival is an annual festival at Shimogamo Shrine (Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City) and Kamigamo Shrine (Kita Ward, Kyoto City), and is officially called the Kamo Festival. The procession heading to the Shimogamo and Kamigamo shrines is a roadside ceremony that marches approximately 8 kilometers through Kyoto City. At both the Shimogamo and Kamigamo shrines, ''Shato no gi'' was held to pray for the peace of the country.