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Fukui: Tsuruga Nishimachi-no-Tsunahiki

Harvest Festival. Tug of war is held in prayer for a rich harvest and a big catch of fish. A tug is 25 centimeters in diameter and 50 meters long.

Schedule & Key events:
12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.

Location: Nishimachi-dori Street, Aioi-cho, Tsuruga, Fukui


Access:
JR Hokuriku Honsen Line to Tsuruga Sta. From there, take bus to Hakubutsukan-dori Bus Stop (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.