SpotTakayama Festival

Takayama Matsuri Festival is the name of both the Sanno Festival in spring and the Hachiman Festival in autumn. Locals in Takayama, glad to see the approach of spring following a long winter see the tree buds start to open and celebrate in the form of the Sanno Festival while the Hachiman Festival is held when autumn leaves change their color and winter approaches once more.

12 floats are paraded at the Sanno Festival, the annual festival of Hie Shrine held on April 14th and 15th. The Hachiman Festival is the annual October 10th and 11th festival of Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine in which 11 floats parade around town. The Takayama Festival is considered one of the three major festivals in terms of beauty alongside the Gion Matsuri in Kyoto and the Chichibu Yomatsuri in Saitama.

The floats are the highlight of the festival and local merchants compete to provide funds to create the best looking float. The skills of local craftsmen produce these majestic floats having been supported by such funds.

The floats are the highlight of the festival and local merchants used to compete to provide funds to create the best looking float. The skills of local craftsmen produced these majestic floats having been supported by such funds.

Takayama Festival

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Address

2-18, Hanaoka machi, Takayama city, Gifu

住所

岐阜県高山市 花岡町2丁目18番地

TEL

0577-32-3333

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