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Things to do / Traditional festivals

Gifu: Gujo Odori

Folk Dance Meet, one of the most popular folk dancing events joined by thousands of people in Yukata (cotton kimono), to the accompaniment of festival music at several sites in the town.

Schedule & Key events:
● July 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 27, 28, 30 & Aug. 1-5, 7-11, 18-20, 24, 25, 31 & Sept. 1, 7
8 p.m.-10:30 p.m. or 11 p.m. ● Aug. 12 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
● Aug. 13-16 8 p.m.-4 a.m. or 5 a.m.

Location: Hachiman-cho,, Hachiman-cho, Gujo, Gifu


Access:
JR Takayama Honsen Line to Mino-Ota Sta. From there, take Nagaragawa Tetsudo Line to Gujo-Hachiman Sta., and then take taxi (5-10 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.