Gion Festival in Kyoto, Japan 鶏鉾の後ろ姿 Niwatori_hoko"-". It's is traditional Japanese festival. But why An European tapestry is hanging in the back of worship ? It's still a mystery. I think some Jewish people stayed in Japan during the Silk Road era.
The Gion Festival is one of the most famous festivals in Japan. It spans the entire month of July. Part of a purification ritual to appease the gods thought to cause fire, floods and earthquakes since 970
The maiko (apprentice geisha) Katsumi taking part in the Hanagasa Junko procession, part of the month long Gion Festival. The festival takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan.