Akita Kanto Festival
In the Akita Kanto Festival, over 10,000 paper lanterns light up the night. More than 1.3 million people come to get a glimpse of this magically beautiful midsummer night event. Perhaps the most incredible element of the festival is the sight of the lantern holders, who carry huge bamboo poles over 10 meters tall strung with innumerable lanterns, moving the base of their poles skillfully from shoulder to back to forehead in time with cries of Dokkoisho! Dokkoisho!. This stunning festival is considered one of the three greatest in the Tohoku region.
- Akita-shi Akita City Akita-shi lamp street
2019/8/3-8/6 [Myogi-kai (noon-time kanto pole)]
[8/3-6] 18:50 Start
- Average attendance
- Street stall
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- m | On foot about minutes
There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.