Yamakasa floats decorated with dazzling dolls parade around the Kurosaki District.
The spirited maneuvering of the floats, called kenka (fight) yamakasa, is a must-see.
Kurosaki Gion Festival is a tradition spanning approx. 400 years held by parishioners of Kasuga, Okada, and Ichinomiya Shrines.
|Address||Around Kurosaki Sta.|
|Phone number||Kurosaki Gion Yamakasa Preservation Association Office |
|Access||A 5-minute walk from JR Kurosaki Station|
|Remarks||Dates: 4 days in the 3rd–4th week of July|