Sunday, September 16, 2012

Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Yokote is a city in Akita Prefecture, in Tohoku region in Japan!
Yokote is known for its Kamakura Festival, a midwinter festival in which igloo-like snow houses are made throughout the town. It's held in the days leading to the Bonden Festival (mid February) and its location is focused around the city hall area. Take a look at the picture below...

Also more than 100 mini-kamakura are build, which produce a beautiful spectacle against the darkness.

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