Each year on the night of the full moon nearest the Autumn Equinox, dragon boats can be seen on the pond at Daikakuji temple, Kyoto, as flute, koto and biwa music can be heard from a nearby hall. It is a magical sight.
Harvest moon rising over Osawano Pond at Daikakuji Temple.
Visitors can have tea in the boats for a small fee.
Dragon Boat on Osawano Pond at Daikakuji Temple.
Dragon boats are out on the pond before the moon rises.
Daikakuji Temple's Osawano Pond at dusk.
Harvest Moon Festival ceremony at Daikakuji Temple.
Hall at Daikakuji Temple where a concert is performed on the evening of the Harvest Moon.