Takayama Matsuri, One Of The Top 3 Best Festivals In Japan!
Takayama matsuri (高山祭り) is counted as one of the most beautiful festivals in Japan alongside Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, and the Chichibu Yomatsuri. Takayama Matsuri is held twice a year, spring and autumn in the historical town of Takayama.
Takayama Matsuri (高山祭り)
An Autumn Festival is held in the northern part of the Takayama town, where the Hachiman Shrine is located. And the festival is also known as Haciman festival. This one is held on October 9th and 10th.
Both spring and autumn festivals have their own set of mikoshi (festival floats). During the festival, all of the floats will be placed around the historical town of Takayama. If you are interested in floats, you can visit the Matsuri no Mori festival museum to have a look at the exhibited floats.
Main events of Takayama Matsuri
Displayed mikoshi (festival floats)
Karakuri doll show
A show will be about 50 minutes long.
14th: 11:00 and 2:30
15th: 10:00 and 2:00
Don't forget the gourmet foods when you visit Takayama!
Kobe beef wrapped with magnolia leaves is a special cuisine you can only enjoy at Takayama. It's a bit expensive but surely worth a try!
- Quite sure I'm a Ramen freak. Almost up to 200ramens in 2017. Not only ramens but also love to eat around and drink around.