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Festivals & Events

A collection of famous festivals and cultural events are held throughout the year all over Japan and include must-see attractions for visitors.

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Cormorant Fishing

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Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

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Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Sumida River Fireworks Display

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Taito-ku and Sumida-ku, Tokyo,
Japan

Sumidagawa Hanabi Taikai - The evening sky of oldtown Tokyo is brightly colored with several tens of thousands of fireworks.

Venue No.1: from downstream of Sakurabashi Bridge to upstream of Kototoibashi Bridge
Venue No.2: from downstream of Komagatabashi Bridge to upstream of Umayabashi Bridge

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Cormorant Fishing

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Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

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Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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30

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

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Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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31

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

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Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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1

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

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All day event

Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.

Dates:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: August 2nd-7th
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: August 1st-7th

Places:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: throughout Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: throughout Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

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2

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

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All day event

Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.

Dates:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: August 2nd-7th
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: August 1st-7th

Places:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: throughout Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: throughout Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

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3

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

Close
All day event

Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.

Dates:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: August 2nd-7th
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: August 1st-7th

Places:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: throughout Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: throughout Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

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Akita Kanto Matsuri

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Kanto O-dori (between the Sanno Jujiro Crossroads and Nichom
Akita City, Akita Prefecture
Japan

Together with the Sendai Tanabata Matsuri (Sendai City), the Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Aomori City) and the Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri (Yamagata City) this major Akita summer festival praying for an abundant harvest of the five grains, namely wheat, rice, beans, foxtail millet and Chinese millet, is one of the three main festivals of Tohoku (Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, Aomori, Yamagata and Akita prefectures).

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4

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

Close
All day event

Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.

Dates:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: August 2nd-7th
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: August 1st-7th

Places:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: throughout Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: throughout Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

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Akita Kanto Matsuri

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All day event
Kanto O-dori (between the Sanno Jujiro Crossroads and Nichom
Akita City, Akita Prefecture
Japan

Together with the Sendai Tanabata Matsuri (Sendai City), the Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Aomori City) and the Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri (Yamagata City) this major Akita summer festival praying for an abundant harvest of the five grains, namely wheat, rice, beans, foxtail millet and Chinese millet, is one of the three main festivals of Tohoku (Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, Aomori, Yamagata and Akita prefectures).

Find out more

5

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

Close
All day event

Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.

Dates:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: August 2nd-7th
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: August 1st-7th

Places:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: throughout Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: throughout Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

Find out more

Akita Kanto Matsuri

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All day event
Kanto O-dori (between the Sanno Jujiro Crossroads and Nichom
Akita City, Akita Prefecture
Japan

Together with the Sendai Tanabata Matsuri (Sendai City), the Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Aomori City) and the Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri (Yamagata City) this major Akita summer festival praying for an abundant harvest of the five grains, namely wheat, rice, beans, foxtail millet and Chinese millet, is one of the three main festivals of Tohoku (Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, Aomori, Yamagata and Akita prefectures).

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Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri

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From Tokamachi Corner to the front of Bunshokan Hall
Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
Japan

A performance of 10,000 dancers holding hanagasa (flower hats) adorned with safflowers.

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6

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

Close
All day event

Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.

Dates:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: August 2nd-7th
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: August 1st-7th

Places:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: throughout Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: throughout Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

Find out more

Akita Kanto Matsuri

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All day event
Kanto O-dori (between the Sanno Jujiro Crossroads and Nichom
Akita City, Akita Prefecture
Japan

Together with the Sendai Tanabata Matsuri (Sendai City), the Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Aomori City) and the Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri (Yamagata City) this major Akita summer festival praying for an abundant harvest of the five grains, namely wheat, rice, beans, foxtail millet and Chinese millet, is one of the three main festivals of Tohoku (Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, Aomori, Yamagata and Akita prefectures).

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Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri

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All day event
From Tokamachi Corner to the front of Bunshokan Hall
Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
Japan

A performance of 10,000 dancers holding hanagasa (flower hats) adorned with safflowers.

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Sendai Tanabata Matsuri

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Entire city of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, but mainly Chuo Do
Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
Japan

Renowned as the 'Green City,' Sendai becomes immersed in Tanabata decorations.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony

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The Peace Memorial Park
Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture
Japan

On this day, the Peace Memorial Ceremony (free entry) is held in front of the Hiroshima Peace City Memorial Monument erected in the Peace Memorial Park to appease the souls of those killed by the atomic bomb and to pray for eternal peace on Earth. During this ceremony, the Peace Declaration, appealing for the abolition of nuclear weapons and for the realization of eternal world peace, is delivered by the Mayor of Hiroshima City and is transmitted worldwide.

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7

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

Close
All day event

Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.

Dates:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: August 2nd-7th
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: August 1st-7th

Places:
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: throughout Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri: throughout Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

Find out more

Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri

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All day event
From Tokamachi Corner to the front of Bunshokan Hall
Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
Japan

A performance of 10,000 dancers holding hanagasa (flower hats) adorned with safflowers.

Find out more

Sendai Tanabata Matsuri

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All day event
Entire city of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, but mainly Chuo Do
Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
Japan

Renowned as the 'Green City,' Sendai becomes immersed in Tanabata decorations.

Find out more

8

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Sendai Tanabata Matsuri

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All day event
Entire city of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, but mainly Chuo Do
Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
Japan

Renowned as the 'Green City,' Sendai becomes immersed in Tanabata decorations.

Find out more

9

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

10

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

11

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

12

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Awa-Odori Folk Dance Festival in Tokushima

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All day event
Throughout the entire city of Tokushima
Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
Japan

A seasonal delight of Tokushima in the entire city resounding with festival music and dance.

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13

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Awa-Odori Folk Dance Festival in Tokushima

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All day event
Throughout the entire city of Tokushima
Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
Japan

A seasonal delight of Tokushima in the entire city resounding with festival music and dance.

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14

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Awa-Odori Folk Dance Festival in Tokushima

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All day event
Throughout the entire city of Tokushima
Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
Japan

A seasonal delight of Tokushima in the entire city resounding with festival music and dance.

Find out more

15

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Awa-Odori Folk Dance Festival in Tokushima

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All day event
Throughout the entire city of Tokushima
Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
Japan

A seasonal delight of Tokushima in the entire city resounding with festival music and dance.

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Yamaga Lantern Festival

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Center of Yamaga City
Yamaga City, Kumamoto Prefecture
Japan

Yamaga Toro Matsuri - A dreamlike Bon odori dance with bright lanterns wavering in the dark night.

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16

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Yamaga Lantern Festival

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Center of Yamaga City
Yamaga City, Kumamoto Prefecture
Japan

Yamaga Toro Matsuri - A dreamlike Bon odori dance with bright lanterns wavering in the dark night.

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17

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

18

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

19

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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20

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

21

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

22

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

23

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

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Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

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Gujo Odori Dance Performance

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All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

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Giant Lantern Festival

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All day event
Suwa Shrine
129 Isshiki Aza Miyazoe, Isshiki-cho Oaza, Hazu-gun
Aichi Prefecture
Japan

Dai-Chochin Matsuri - This festival features enormous chochin (paper lanterns), also known as "amazingly gigantic lanterns," which measure over 5 meters in diameter and 10 meters in length.

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27

Cormorant Fishing

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All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

Giant Lantern Festival

Close
All day event
Suwa Shrine
129 Isshiki Aza Miyazoe, Isshiki-cho Oaza, Hazu-gun
Aichi Prefecture
Japan

Dai-Chochin Matsuri - This festival features enormous chochin (paper lanterns), also known as "amazingly gigantic lanterns," which measure over 5 meters in diameter and 10 meters in length.

Find out more

28

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

29

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

30

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

31

Cormorant Fishing

Close
All day event
Nagaragawa River
Minato-machi, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seabirds called u (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream, in Gifu Prefecture.

This fishing is performed every night between May 11th and October 15th except during a full moon or in heavy rain.

Find out more

Gujo Odori Dance Performance

Close
All day event
Throughout the entire town of Hachiman
Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
Japan

Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.

Dates: Mid-July - Early September

Find out more

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