Girl's Festival. The Hita area prospered under the reign of Tenryo (Tokugawa Shogunate dependency) in the time of the Edo period. Hina Ningyo (traditional Japanese dolls) which have been handed down for generations, have been well preserved, and are displayed at about 14 houses in the city, where everybody can visit and enjoy to view them. Many more events are scheduled during the festival period.
Schedule & Key events:
● daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Mameda-machi, Kuma-machi and others, Hita, Oita
JR Kyudai Honsen Line to Hita Sta.
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.