Apr/29 Isurugi Hikiyama Festival 

Sightseeing information about Apr/29 Isurugi Hikiyama Festival  in Japan.


Apr/29 Isurugi Hikiyama Festival (wheeled festival floats parade is cancelled)3.4

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※Due to the coronavirus concerns, the wheeled festival floats parade has been canceled in 2021.

"Hikiyama Festival" is named for the wheeled festival floats which are pulled along at many traditional festivals. Wheeled festival floats are usually called Dashi in Japan, and also referred to as Hikiyama in some areas.
"Isurugi Hikiyama Festival" is held annually on April 29 at Isurugi area of Toyama Prefecture. It dates back to the Edo Period and has been held to pray for good health. The festival features the parade of 11 giant Hikiyama floats decorated gorgeously and luxuriously with black lacquered-wood, traditional carvings of wood, and small flowers. They are pulled by local people throughout the town, accompanied by lively Japanese music such as taiko drum and flute.

Date : April.29
15:00 Hikiyama Gathering at Oyabe Commerce and Industry Building (11 Hikiyama floats and 2 portable shrines)
15:40 Hikiyama Parade
18:00 Hikiyama arrival at Isurugi Station
19:10 Light-up of lanterns set on Hikiyama floats
20:30 Closing Ceremony

Venue : Isurugi area, Oyabe City, Toyama
Access : a 5-min walk from Isurugi Station
By Car : a 15-min drive from Oyabe Interchange of Hokuriku Highway
Parking : 100 lots available

*Please check the official website for the latest information. We can't answer any question about the article.

PurposeFestivals,parade,Traditional folk,night view,shrine/temple
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Reviews

4.04 months ago

Is it a brand new station? I used it for the first time, but it was a warm facility. There is also a library, and I thought the south exit was convenient for parking cars.
2020.12.8

3.08 months ago

I went there only when I was new.
The waiting room was clean and it looked like another station.
The chair was easy to sit (*no ▽no)

4.010 months ago

Ishido Station, the gateway to the west of Toyama Prefecture, has undergone major changes, making it easier to come and go on the north-south connecting bridge. When exiting the ticket gate, the general traffic space and the waiting room are free spaces. Therefore, usability is considerably improved. Previously, there were various restrictions on the JR premises. There is a cafe corner in the waiting room, but souvenirs are not sold, so please buy one in the town. There is a tourist information center on the first floor, and during the daytime, a fairy tale guide will be available for a polite service. Soon, the municipal library will be completed and it will be even more lively.
The library is complete. You can enter straight from the station. A wonderful space where you can feel the momentum of the city awaits you! ️

3.0a month ago

Isn't the photo old?

4.0a year ago

The atmosphere that the station building changed considerably and was surprised was good 😊