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Posted by ampontan on Friday, December 7, 2012

The fall festival of the Hojozu Hachiman-gu Shinto shrine in Imizu, Toyama. They don’t know when it started, but the oldest of the 13 floats dates to 1650. The floats gather at the harbor district for viewing, and they’re decorated with lanterns at night.

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