Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Nara Chitose Hogu-hogu Festival (Otateyama Festival 2020) - Nara

This festival is packed with the wintery charms of Nara, including the huge Tateyama illuminations representing the Four Heavenly Kings (Buddhist guardian gods who keep watch over the four cardinal points), the sale of “attaka-mon,” the hot local gourmet food of each municipality in Nara Prefecture, displays of traditional events from each area of the prefecture, lectures about the area’s history and customs, and workshops that allow you to experience the Nara Period (710 to 794).

Event Dates Late January every year (tentative)
Event Details Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23, 2022
Official site https://hoguhogunara.jp/
Location (venue) Nara Prefecture Convention Center/Nara Palace Site
Address Ni-jo Oji Minami, Nara-shi, Nara Prefecture
Venue website https://www.suzakumon-heijokyo.com/
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Region Kinki
Category Illumination, ライトアップ

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Dec.3.2021

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