Chiba: Sawara-no-Taisai Natsu Matsuri

Summer festival of the shrine. The highlight of this festival is a parade of 10 beautiful floats topped with large-size dolls modeled after historical figures, birds, beasts and others on the main streets of the city.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Parade of floats

Location: Yasaka-jinja Shrine and others, Katori, Chiba

JR Narita Line to Sawara Station, and then walk 10 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.