Festivals of Japan

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

NIIHAMA TAIKO FESTIVAL - Ehime

One of the three great festivals of Shikoku. Numerous taiko drum wagons 5.5 m high, 12 m long, and weighing up to about 3 tons gather for the spectacle of Kakikurabe with up to 150 men carrying each float.

Event Dates Mid-October every year (tentative)
Official site http://www.city.niihama.lg.jp/soshiki/unyu/taikomatsuri.html
Location (venue) Through out the city of Niihama (Yamane Ground, Ichinomiya Shrine, Kasenjiki Park, and other locations)
Address 3-13 Suminoshinden-cho, Niihama-shi, Ehime
Price Free admission (some paid seating)
View on Google Maps
Region Shikoku
Category Bravery, Processions and parades

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

update: Aug.10.2018

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