Kiso Mikoshi Festival

22nd Jul–23rd Jul, 2020 7:00pm
Photo by Kiso Tourist Office

Taking place in the picturesque Kiso township of Nagano Prefecture, the Mikoshi Matsuri is an annual event involving approximately 100 wooden mikoshi (portable, shoulder-borne shrines). The mikoshi, weighing up to 375 kilograms, are carried and flipped (!) end over end by groups of men.

The climax of the festival is in the evening of the 23rd, but if you’re there on the evening of the 22nd, you can enjoy a fireworks display.

Dates: 22nd Jul–23rd Jul, 2020
Start/End Time: 7:00pm
Name in Japanese: みこしまつり
Venue: Suimu Shrine
Entry: Free
Typical weather at this time
High: 30 ℃Low: 21 ℃
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Closest station(s): Kiso-Fukushima Station
Link in Japanese
Area: Nagano
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