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Tobata Gion Oyamagasa

START: Jul 21, 2017 END: Jul 23, 2017

A traditional festival with over 210 years of history. Huge floats 10m tall and 2.5t are carried through the town at day, changing to “Pyramids of Light” at night with 309 lanterns in 12 tiers and paraded to shouts of “Yoitosa! Yoitosa!” A National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property.

• 7/21 (Fri.) ~ 7/23 (Sun.)
• Main procession on 7/22: 18:30~21:00
• Free
• In front of Tobata Ward Office, and surrounding areas
• 1-1-1 Senbo, Tobata-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka
• 093-871-1501
http://tobatagion.jp/pdf/english_tobatagion.pdf

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Published: Jun 27, 2017 / Last Updated: Jun 27, 2017

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