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Japanese Costumes @ Sanja Matsuri 浅草三社祭之传统服饰篇

Where else could be a better place to see so many Japanese in their traditional costume than at Sanja Masturi (given that we have limited time on a short visit to Tokyo)?

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We were lucky to see many beautiful hakama and kimono costumes in Asakusa.

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The two geisha passed by me before I have a chance to take a better snapshot.

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Every turn we made, there was bound to be someone in traditional costume.

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You could see the geta sandal versus the lady wearing modern high heel in the background.

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Japan is a unique country where it can keep their traditions alive while embracing high tech living.

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Most Japanese are proud of their traditional costume and loved to have their pictures being taken (not all, but most of them).

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Three officials were chitchatting in front of Asakusa Shrine.

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Japanese also loves wearing hat.

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This weekend was hot and sunny. It was a good day to celebrate Sanja Matsuri with traditional outfit.

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Many dog owners also liked to dress up their pets in costume.

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Sanja Matsuri is definitely a place to see and to be seen.

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Sanja Matsuri was definitely the best highlight of our recently trip to Tokyo. Thank you so much to some of the friendly and polite Japanese who made our trip memorable.

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One response

  1. What a beautiful selection of kimono! Looks like an awesome matsuri.

    May 23, 2012 at 9:41 am

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