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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


Access:
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.