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Dondenkanどんでん館

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Dondenkan is a town development facility, or museum, located in Inuyama City, Aichi Prefecture. It is home to four floats, each eight meters in height, which are paraded through the streets in the Inuyama Festival, one of the country’s Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties. The floats exquisitely decorated in gold leaf and lacquer are an impressive sight. The building has been built to reproduce the town houses of the Inuyama castle town, complete with Japanese rooms and earthen floors. The second floor exhibition room displays models and materials relating to Inuyama Festival. It’s a place where you can really feel the thrilling festival atmosphere.

place

Aichi Pref. Inuyamashi Inuyama Higashikoken 62 (Inuyama / Ichinomiya / SetoArea)

phone 0568651728
place

9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)

Review of Festival Museum Dondenkan

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/04/19 Festival Floats
Not been inside the museum but was lucky to see the festival floats in Inuyama during the festival.
The festival takes place during the first weekend on April , every year. The floats are taken in...
Reviewed:2017/05/12 Festival floats
There are three festival floats inside that are worth a look for the 100 yen admission...unless you're there for the Inuyama Matsuri, this is the only place to see a float...
Reviewed:2016/06/12 For those who can't make it to the festival
If you are interested in seeing festival carriages, but you can't come to the festival, this museum gives you an overview displaying three of them. Interesting experience.
There is also a tatami room...

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Address
Aichi Pref. Inuyamashi Inuyama Higashikoken 62 [ map ]
Area
Inuyama / Ichinomiya / SetoArea
Phone
0568651728
Hours
9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
Closed
12/29-12/31
Fees
[Admission fee] Adults100yen, Junior High School Students and below Free
Parking Lot
Not available

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          Aichi is a prefecture of great natural beauty with Nagoya city at its heart, a busy hub home to a labyrinth of underground shops and the 17th-century Nagoya Castle. Castles are easy to find in this history-rich prefecture, but the highlight for history buffs has to be the Museum Meiji-mura, where preserved buildings from the turn of the 20th century are displayed in all their grandeur in an outdoor museum.

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