Celebrations on Coming-of-Age at World Heritage Site

Celebrations on Coming-of-Age at World Heritage Site

Women clad in Yukata, summer cotton kimono take pictures of themselves in front of gassho-zukuri, a wooden house with a steep rafter roof farmhouse, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site after attending the Coming-of-Age ceremony in Shirakawa-go, in Gifu Prefecture on Aug. 14, 2019. The ceremony normally takes place in January in Japan however the region has heavy snow in the period. ( The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )

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August 14, 2019 05:59:14 AM
August 14, 2019 03:05:02 AM
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