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Festival, registered as the Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO, featuring 13 gorgeously decorated Yama with Karakuri Ningyo, parading on the city’s main streets.

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Haritsuna-jinja Shrine and others, Inuyama, Aichi


Access:
JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line to Nagoya Sta. From there, take ...

Festival featuring leisurely-drawn Dashi, mikoshi and folk dancers going between Ushikubo Hachimansha Shrine and Tennosha Shrine.

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Ushikubo Hachimansha Shrine,, Ushikubo-cho, Toyokawa, Aichi


Access:
JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line to Toyohashi Sta. From there, take JR Iida Line to Ushikubo Sta., ...

Traditional Japanese Taiko Festival. “Sengan Hana-Daiko,” drum beating taken part in by about 800 parishioners, and “Naritasan Sennen Yobutai,” a millennium night stage show of drum-beating under torchlights in the compound of the temple, are the highlight.

Schedule & Key events:
postponed

Location: Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, ...

Spring Festival to enjoy cherry blossom viewing at Matsuyama Castle. The highlight of this festival is Daimyo & Musha Gyoretsu (a procession of a feudal lord & Samurai warriors). Many more events are scheduled during the festival period. If it rains, the procession route ...

Annual Festival of the shrine, designated as one of the National Intangible Folk-Cultural Property, and registered as the Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. The highlight of this festival is Okoshi-daiko, in which hundreds of partially clothed men parade on the streets beating drums and ...

Ceramic Festival. About 150,000 people come to buy “Mino” ceramic every spring. Many other events are held in the city during the festival period.

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Honmachi Oribe Street and others, Tajimi, Gifu


Access:
JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line to Nagoya Sta. ...

Cherry Blossom Festival in Himeji Castle. Please enter by 8:30 p.m. for night cherry blossom viewing. If it rains, Koto and Taiko music performances will be postponed to the following day.

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Himeji Castle, Himeji, Hyogo


Access:
JR Sanyo Shinkansen Line ...

Fertility Festival.The shrine is noted for its Menkake Gyoretsu, a parade of masked people carrying the sacred palanquins containing symbols of phallic gods. Shinto dance by shrine maidens, festival music will be also performed in the shrine precincts.

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Kanayama-jinja ...

Spring Festival to cerebrate the beginning of sightseeing season in Kamakura since 1959. If it heavily rains, events will be canceled.

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine, Kotoku-in Temple and others, Kamakura, Kanagawa


Access:
Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine: JR Yokosuka Line to Kamakura Sta. ...

Cherry Blossom Festival. This Japanese-style landscape garden has about 300 cherry trees. You can enjoy viewing of cherry blossoms even in the evening. Admission to the garden is 700JPY. Please enter by 8:30 p.m..

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Sankei-en, Yokohama, Kanagawa


Access:
(1) JR ...