On the last Sunday of May each year, Higashiomi in Shiga Prefecture hosts a festival in which enormous traditional kites are hauled into the air by teams of up to 100 people.
The festival features local kites as well as kites from throughout Japan.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.
Official site ⚠️ Link in Japanese
- 4.7 km from Notogawa Station Biwako Line (A17)