It is one of the three major summer festivals in Fukuoka Prefecture along with Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival and Kokura Gion Festival. The magical pyramids of light are overwhelming. It was registered as Intangible Cultural Heritage with UNESCO in 2016. The gathering of eight large yamagasas is a must-see.
*Held annually over three days before and after the 4th Saturday in July.
|Around Tobata Ward Office 1-1-1 Senbo, Tobata-ku, Kitakyushu City
|Tobata Gion Festival Promotion Society Office +81-93-871-1501