Hita Gion Yamaboko Kaikan日田祇園山鉾会館
A museum located in 2 Chome Kuma, Hita City. The museum contains exhibits on the stunning parade floats used in the Hita Gion Festival, which has been a designated National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property. The festival is also included in the “Yama, Hoko, Yatai, Float Festivals” in Japan that have been added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List. Visitors can view decorative festival floats as well as examples of the elaborately decorated curtains which are hung from them.
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A trip to Oita is tantamount to a long soak in the Beppu baths. The mountainous, coastal prefecture of Oita is renowned for having more onsen than any other prefecture in Japan, most of which lie in the city of Beppu on the west coast of Kyushu, recognizable by its pungent sulphuric aroma and the clouds of steam that puff up across the hillside. Away from the Beppu hot springs await mountains, waterfalls, and temples, so don't hesitate to explore Oita a little further.