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Mino Festival美濃まつり

Event

A traditional and annual festival conducted by Hachiman-jinja Shrine on the second Saturday and Sunday in April. The entire town gets wrapped up in the excitement. The major event of the festival is a parade of portable shrines decorated with giant bouquets of pink Japanese paper flowers. On Sunday, another parade is held featuring six traditional festival floats equipped with mechanical dolls designated Tangible Folk Cultural Properties by Gifu Prefecture; parade participants dress up as Momotaro, Urashima Taro, and other Japanese fairy tale characters. A Niwaka performance, a traditional performing art passed down from the Edo period, is held on Sunday evening.

place

Gifu Pref. Minoshi

phone 0575331122

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Address

Gifu Pref. Minoshi [map]

Phone

0575331122

Duration
2019/4/13-14 [Flower mikoshi shrine]8:30-15:00Scheduled
[Floats/Processions]13:00-15:00Scheduled
[Mino Nagashi Niwaka]Starts from sunset
Average attendance
About60,000people
Street stall
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan's greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture's traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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