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Annual Autumn Festival

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Visitors to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo bow Friday during the Annual Autumn Festival.

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Did somebody drop a ¥500 coin?

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nice kimonos

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one of the things i love about japanese festivals is the clothing. so beautiful!!!

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@Scnadal" These kimonos are handsewn, Used to be silk or cotton before nylons were invented.

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Pray for our ancestors.

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From these formal kimonos and the way they bow, I can see how much respect and sorrow they have for the people who are enshrined here.

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Let us not forget WHAT this place actually stands for. Not good.

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Yes, Yasukuni actually stands for their ancestors' souls.

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