The Gion Matsuri Festival Parade Procession (Saki Matsuri (Former Procession): Yamahoko Float Procession) will be carried out as planned on Sunday, July 17th.
•Take all possible precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
•Be careful not to get heat strokes. Rehydrate frequently and take rests as needed.
•Take off your mask to prevent heat stroke when you are not in conversation.
•Take advantage of Kyoto’s efficient public transportation network to visit.
•Follow safety instructions from the police and other security staff to avoid accidents caused by congestion of pedestrian traffic.
•To avoid accidents, when you come to observe the festival, do not bring your bike with you into the areas with spectators.
•Refrain from eating or drinking as you walk.
◎For more information about the Gion Matsuri Festival, refer to the following link: