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Shizuoka: Shimada Mage Matsuri

Festival featuring a parade of traditional shimada coiffured women in yukata (cotton kimono).

Schedule & Key events:
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.-2:35 p.m. Parade and folk dancing on Kawagoshi-kaido Street
3:25 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Demonstration of folk dancing and ceremony in the precincts of Uda-ji temple

Location: Kawagoshi-kaido Street, Uda-ji Temple and others, Shimada, Shizuoka


Access:
JR Tokaido Honsen Line to Shimada Station, and then take shuttle bus


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.