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Festival cars, lion dancing, portable shrine

This is one of the biggest festival involving festival cars (dashi) in kanto area. Lion dancing... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2016
Ichiro S
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May 10, 2016
“Festival cars, lion dancing, portable shrine”
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The Ishioka Matsuri is formally called "Hitachi no Kuni Sojagu Taisai," and this most important of Hitachi no Kuni Soshagu's festivals is a collective effort by the citizens of Ishioka. It is counted among the three greatest festivals in the Kanto...more
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2-8-1 Sosha | Hitachinokuni Soshagu, Ishioka 315-0016, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the biggest festival involving festival cars (dashi) in kanto area. Lion dancing with wagon attached style is considered rare in Japan. The city area is blocked for car traffic and occupied by the festival. 3 days in September. The first day...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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