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Shizuoka: Yamana-jinja Tenno-sai

Festival featuring a parade of eight decorated floats and Bugaku (ancient court dance with music) by children and adults in colorful attire, designated as one of the National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties.

Schedule & Key events:
● July 13 & 14
daytime Parade of eight floats, through the city
from 4 p.m.: Eight kinds of Bugaku performances on the stage in Maiya Hall of the shrine

Location: Yamana-jinja Shrine and others, Mori-machi, Shizuoka

JR Tokaido Honsen Line to Fukuroi Sta. From there, take Akiha Bus to Tenno Bus Stop (20 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.