To-Kae 2007 in Nara

Tens of thousands of candles are lit up in the land of ancient Nara where thrived as a capital 1300 years ago.
NARA TO-KAE started in 1999.
Candlelight blends with the historical land and spectacular nature only 10 days in Summer.
TO-KA is a lump of flower shape on the top of a candlewick after lighting a candle.
It is said to be good fortune when the flower shape is made.We light candles one by one with best wishes for the visitors.