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Kanayama spring festival in Gero

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We went for a drive to see Kanayama spring festival in Gero. Gero city is famous for its hot springs. It's a 80-minute drive from Inuyama. We couldn't find traffic lights and convenience stores on the way to Gero. I was surprised to see a wooden house with a steep rafter roof at Kanayama-cho. The house might have been moved from the north of Gifu Prefecture and reconstructed there.

We had arrived there too early. Strolled in the town,  we saw a hana-mikoshi, a portable shrine with pink decoration like pink flowers from a distance. The hana-mikoshi advanced very fast. I had to run after it to take pictures. Some local people followed the mikoshi. The shrine in Kanayama was very wonderful one. I saw another mikoshi group. Led by girls, boys carried mikoshi and children carried Totoro's mikoshi.

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a wooden house with a steep rafter…
a wooden house with a steep rafte…
me
me
a water mill for tourists
a water mill for tourists
a boy was going to see a the festi…
a boy was going to see a the fest…
this boy looked at me curiously
this boy looked at me curiously
an old woman looked at men beated …
an old woman looked at men beated…
an old woman looked at men beated …
an old woman looked at men beated…
a shrine
a shrine
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