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Yamanashi: Shingen-ko Matsuri

Festival in commemoration of the famous feudal lords Takeda Shingen (1521-1573).

Schedule & Key events:
● April 8
4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Shutsujin-shiki (a ceremony of prayer for victory) in Maizuru-jo Park
5 p.m.-7 p.m. Jidai-gyoretsu (a procession of 1,500 Samurai warrior) from Kofu Station to Maizuru-jo Park, going through the main streets of the city

Location: Kofu Station, Kofu, Yamanashi


Access:
JR Chuo Honsen Line to Kofu Station, and then walk 5 min.


Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.