Open Top Dontaku Tours

Fukuoka’s new Open Top Bus will join the Hakata Dontaku Festival this year. Dontaku is Japan’s largest citizens’ festival with a history of over 800 years. It will be held on May 3~4 this year. The parade proceeds down Meiji-dori, between Gofukumachi and ACROS Fukuoka. The Open Top Bus will run FREE 20 minute tours during the festival. Spaces are limited to 90 child/parent pairs, comprised of one child, 4 years old~ elementary school age, and one parent. The service will run from 13:00~ on May 3, and from 15:00~ and 18:00~ on May 4. To secure your spot, apply by postcard by April 20. Postcard entries should include the participating child’s name and age, parent’s name, address, contact number and desired route. Winners will be contacted by telephone. For more information: http://www.nishitetsu.co.jp/bus/topics/fukuoka_open_top_bus/dontaku.htm

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