Kanpai!!! Cheers :) If you want to experience the true Japanese customs you should choose to visit a izakaya which are the cheaper drinking establishments. If you want to experience a real Japanese eating and drinking establishment you will want to choose a nomiya or a izkaya that can be identified by a red lantern (aka chochin) that is hanging outside. #travelcompanion
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Gion Matsuri is one of the oldest festivals in Japan and one of the greatest. Traditional rituals and events related to this amazing festival are held throughout the month of July in Kyoto. Experience this year's Gion Festival and come and taste the wonders of Kyoto's history, craft and music traditions.