Nebuta Festival

Today’s topic is “Nebuta Festival” held in Aomori prefecture.

It is one of the biggest festival in Japan and the origin is back to around 700 years.

Nebuta festival is held once a year, on August. More than 3 hundred thousand people visit there. And it is registered as an important intangible cultural asset.

Each group has original Nebuta and children pull them. Also, tourists could attend the festival with designated costume. It is sold around 5000 yen. Or you could rent and be dressed.

If you attend the first time, it might be good to attend tour for Nebuta Festival.

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