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Okayama: Tsuyama Matsuri

Annual Festivals of the shrines, with a 400-year history, featuring magnificently sculptured Danjiri and lavishly adorned Dashi, and a huge mikoshi carried by over 100 youths, accompanied by Danjiri.

Schedule & Key events:
● Oct. 20
daytime Parade of Danjiri and Dashi from Osumi-jinja Shrine daytime Parade of Danjiri and Dashi from Takano-jinja Shrine
● Oct. 27
daytime Parade of mikoshi and Danjiri from Tokumori-jinja Shrine

Location: Osumi-jinja Shrine, Takano-jinja Shrine,, Tsuyama, Okayama

Tokumori-jinja Shrine: JR Tsuyama Line to Tsuyama 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.