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A Miko, shrine maiden instructs how to dress the costumes to part... News PhotoBestof,Celebration,Cultures,Dazaifu,Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine,Dress,Fukuoka Prefecture,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,New Year,Preparation,Shrine,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2012 The Asahi ShimbunDAZAIFU, JAPAN - DECEMBER 28: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) A Miko, shrine maiden instructs how to dress the costumes to part time shrine maidens in preparation for the New Year celebration at Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine on December 28, 2012 in Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan. The shrine expects more than two million visitors for Hatsumoude, first visit to Shinto shrine during the first three days of the new year. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)