Taking place on the banks of the Yoshino River in the Shinmachi neighbourhood of Gojo city, this is Nara Prefecture‘s most popular fireworks festival.
Not content with a mere 4,000 exploding projectiles, the organizers have added a laser light show and music to the mix. The one-hour show will finish with the launch of a spectacular “star mine” firework. The festival typically attracts 80,000 people.
How to get there
The venue is a 10-minute walk due south from Gojō station. The festival starts at 2 p.m. and the fireworks begin at 8 p.m.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.