Search Results 4of Karatsu Kunchi
Hikiyama Exhibition Hall
"Due to the rebuilding of the Hikiyama Exhibition Hall, it has been relocated to the former Multipurpose Hall of Karatsu Furusato Kaikan Alpino and is now open. At the biggest festival in Karatsu City, Karatsu Kunchi, 14 Hikiyama floats that go around the town are open to the public. These various formative beauty is designated as an important tangible folk cultural property of Saga as an excellent craft that is rarely seen."
Karatsu Station Tourist Information Center
Karatsu City Tourist Information provides tourist information on Karatsu Kunchi Festival and other events as well as accommodations, historical sites and other tourist features in the city.
Kashima City Tourist Association
Karatsu Station Tourist Information Center provides tourist information on events such as Karatsu Kunchi Festival as well as tourist spots, accommodations, historical sites and other tourist features of the city.
Nov: Karatsu Kunchi
The Karatsu Shrine's autumn festival "Karatsu Kunchi Hikiyama Parade" has been registered as UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage "Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in Japan." This is an annual autumn festival of Karatsu Shrine. The 14 Hikiyama floats from the 1st "Akashishi (Red Lion)" to the 14th "Shichihomaru (Seven Treasures)," parade through the city of Karatsu while calling out to each other to keep the rhythm with flutes and drums. This Hikiyama parade has been designated as a Important Intangible Folk Cultural Asset of Japan and those 14 floats are registered as Saga Prefecture's Important Tangible Folk Cultural Property.