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Takasegawa boat festival

The Takasegawa is an old canal running through the city. There are lots of little shows going on in the street, including the tea ceremony performed by Maiko.

Canceled The Comb Festival ”櫛まつり”

The Comb Festival at Yasui Konpiragu Shrine, features a colorful parade of women having their hair done in various coiffures representing each era.

Zuiki Festival at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Zuiki Festival at Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine is held in appreciation for the year's grain harvest. You can enjoy the parade of portable shrines around the shrine.

Tanabe Fireworks Display / Wakayama

Fireworks light up the autumn sky over Tanabe Bay at this annual fireworks display. This is a part of Benkei matsuri Festival. (Benkei is Tanabe’s…

Otsu Matsuri Festival (大津祭)

Otsu Matsuri is one of Shiga’s three major festivals.13 floats with performances of mechanical dolls, are gorgeously decorated and are carried through the city.

Nada Fighting Festival

Nada Fighting Festival is the popular festival in Himeji City. The portable shrines are jolted awhen carried on the shoulders of the men in the parade.

Jidai Matsuri Festival (時代祭り)

The highlight of Jidai Matsuri is about 2,000 people dressed in costumes representing various eras of Kyoto’s 1,200-year history parade through the city.

Kurama Fire Festival

The Kurama Fire Festival is counted as one of the three great unusual festivals of Kyoto. Held at Yuki-jinja Shrine, in Kurama.

Japanese Ceramics and Pottery market

The annual Himeji Pottery Market gathers japanese traditional pottery and ceramics from across the country to display their wares for sale at Otemae Park.