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Miyazaki: Hayama Matsuri

Festival with a 100-year history to pray for a good harvest of the year. A horse attractively adorned with artificial flowers, rice stalks and flag-shaped decoration steps on the ground to the sound of music, been followed by people performing local dance.

Schedule & Key events:
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Location: Hayama-jinja Shrine,, Kabayama, Mimata-cho, Miyazaki


Access:
JR Nippo Honsen Line to Mimata Sta., and then take free 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.