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Lots of gorgeous festival floatings are displayed in Takayama. Takayama city, is the famous site designated by UNESCO Cultural Heritage Takayama spring and Autumn Festival twice annually. The origins date back to in the latter half of the 16th century or early 17th century.
Very beautifull display of floats. They are giant. Interesting details. There is a movie/video to watch from real events. Second part is on scale display of Nikko. Akso interesting to see (and especially if you went to Nikko before).
These floats weigh 3ton and they are taken through the streets of Takayama during the festivals held in Spring, April 14th and 15th and Autumn October 9th and 19th.
There are 12floats in all the festival is 350 years old .
This is something to...More
The Takayama Festival began 350 years ago as a simple village ceremony, but as the town became a center for sake brewers, cloth merchants, woodworkers, and other craftsmen, a spirit of competition developed among the various districts of the town and rich merchants contributed funds...More
While in Takayama visit this Festival Float exhibition hall , there are many colourful and very artistically made cultural floats,decorated with complected carvings and guilded gold panels most date back to the 17th century, the display is behind glass but you can walk around all...More
Amazing floats. Very beautiful and good craftsmanship. There are other floats stored at various parts in town. As you walk around town you notice the storage buildings of the other floats. The most amazing one is the float for the Gods.