Kurosaki Gion Festival

Kurosaki-Koyanose area Festivals / Events / See / Play

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.

 

 

 

AddressAround Kurosaki Sta.
URLhttp://www.city.kitakyushu.lg.jp/yahatanishi/file_0134.html
Phone numberKurosaki Gion Yamakasa Preservation Association Office 
+81-93-642-5151
AccessJR黒崎駅より徒歩5分 車:北九州都市高速黒崎または東田出口より約8分
Remarks毎年7月の第3〜4週目の4日間

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