EventsAomori Nebuta Matsuri (Nebuta Festival)

Aomori Nebuta Festival is said to have originated from Toro Nagashi (an event in which paper lanterns are floated down a river) of the Tanabata Festival (Japanese star festival). With haneto (dancers) dancing to a jaunty and rhythmic ohayashi tune of music along with 22 floats being carried around, Nebuta excitement lifts people's spirits to fully appreciate the short summer of Aomori. More than 3 million tourists come to see this festival every year. The festival has been designated a Significant Intangible Folk Cultural Asset of Japan.

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Nebuta Festival)


August 2nd-7th



Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture


around Aomori Station By Train: Tokyo Station-Shin-Aomori(by Tohoku Shinkansen Line)-Aomori Station(by Ouu Line)


・an admission fee for Nebuta : 2,600yen(brochure included) ・an admission fee for Nebuta and firewalks :6,600yen(brochure included)



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