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Kagawa: Sanuki Toyohama Chosa Matsuri

Festival featuring mikoshi and over 20 Chosa (beautifully bedecked floats) carried by youths parading through the city daily during the festival period. The highlight of this festival is Chosa-Katsugi (youths jostling each other and competing their strength in lifting up Chosa).

Schedule & Key events:
● Oct. 12
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Chosa-Katsugi at Wada Omatsuri Hiroba
● Oct. 13
3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Chosa-Katsugi at Ichinomiya-jinja Shrine

Location: Wada Omatsuri Hiroba,, Kanonji, Kagawa

JR Yosan Line to Toyohama Sta., and then walk 15 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.