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Fukui: Hoze Matsuri

Annual Autumn Festival of the shrine featuring 12 floats each taking their way through the city on both days. The highlight of this festival is a parade of mikoshi, shishi-mai (lion dance), taiko, kagura and beautifully decorated floats.

Schedule & Key events:
● Sept. 17 from 1 p.m.: Parade on the main street in the city

Location: Hachiman-jinja Shrine and others, Obama, Fukui


Access:
JR Obama Line to Obama Station, and then walk 10-15 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.