Things to do / Traditional festivals

Miyazaki: Hayama Matsuri

Festival with a 100-year history to pray for a good harvest of the year. A horse attractively adorned with artificial flowers, rice stalks and flag-shaped decoration steps on the ground to the sound of music, been followed by people performing local dance.

Schedule & Key events:
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: Hayama-jinja Shrine,, Kabayama, Mimata-cho, Miyazaki

JR Nippo Honsen Line to Mimata Sta., and then take taxi (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.