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Yamanashi: Kawanakajima Kassen Sengoku Emaki

Sham Battles of famous "Kawanakajima Kassen" battle fought between famous warlords, "Takeda Shingen" and "Uesugi Kenshin," in the 16th century. The battles are held by 900 people on the riverbeds of Fuefuki River, in front of Fuefuki city hall.

Schedule & Key events:
from 1:10 p.m.: Sham battle

Location: Fuefuki River, Isawa-cho, Fuefuki, Yamanashi

JR Chuo Honsen Line to Isawa-Onsen Sta., and then walk 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.