Things to do / Traditional festivals

Fukui: Tsuruga Nishimachi-no-Tsunahiki

Harvest Festival. A tug of war is held to pray for a rich harvest and a big catch of fish. A rope is 25 centimeters in diameter and 50 meters long.

Schedule & key events:
12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.

Location: Nishimachi-dori Street, Aioi-cho, Tsuruga, Fukui

JR Hokuriku Honsen Line to Tsuruga Sta. From there, take bus to Hakubutsukan-dori Bus Stop (5 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.