For more that 400 years, Karatsu Kunchi Festival is celebrated and held in Katsura Shrine in Saga Prefecture. It is a 3-day festival which features parade of massive hikiyama floats which weigh between 2 and 4 tons and up to 7 meters in height.

Event Information


Event DateNovember 2 to 4, 2019
VenueKatsura Shrine (Saga Prefecture)
AccessKatsura Station
AdmissionFree

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