Nov/19, 2019 Sukagawa Taimatsu Akashi

Sightseeing information about Nov/19, 2019 Sukagawa Taimatsu Akashi in Japan.


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 from 11/9 '19 to 11/9 '19

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Taimatsu Akashi, is an autumn festival that represents Fukushima Prefecture, with a tradition of over 400 years, takes place every second Saturday of November every year.
Famous as one of Japan's Top 3 Fire Festivals along with "Kurama Fire Festival" and "Nachi Fire Festival", representing the situation when the army of Date Masamune's army attacked Sukagawa Castle. Torches are burning to appease the spirits of those who lost their lives in this fight.

30 huge torches with the length of 10 meters, 3t in weight, are hoisted by 150 energetic young people, march throughout town, people climb the mountain with a small torch in their hands.
Starting from 18:30 pm the huge torch is lit at Mt Goro in Midorigaoka Park, the flame blazing in the night sky glitteringly illuminates the city
Oshu Sukagawa Taimatsu Taiko Hozonkai beats, and brings excitement to the atmosphere.
The sight is mysterious and majestic, and has an overwhelming powerfulness.
Sukagawa city flourished gradually in the Festival, including the school making torches.
The city of Sukagawa gradually flourishes due to preparations for festivals, and torch making begins also at school.
For the people of Sukagawa this is an important festival before entering winter.

Venue: Inside Midorigaoka Park, Mt. Goro
The number of visitors last year: 140,000

Date : November 9, 2019

● Train: JR Sukagawa Station, 15 minutes on foot
● Car: Tohoku Expressway Sukagawa IC, 5 minutes
● Parking lot: 2,000

PurposeFestivals,that you'll never forget,Traditional folk,experience,knows a lot about Japan,winter in Japan,sightseeing,let's hang out!
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Reviews

4.0a month ago

Good place to chilling.

4.03 years ago

So good specially with fire matsuri

3.0a month ago

松明あかしにいってきました。入山規制があって、近くで燃える様子が見られず、近づけた頃にはたくさんの焚き火状態で興ざめでした。回りにまあまあ屋台は出ていて悪くはないです。早めに行って入山した方が確実です。残念でした。

4.0a month ago

毎日の散歩コース最高です、明日は11月9日は松明あかしです。ぜひ見に来て下さい。

3.0a month ago

遊具のある自然公園。人が少なく子供連れの方には穴場かと。ただトイレが遠い