Nov/2 - 4, 2019 Awa Tanuki Festival

Sightseeing information about Nov/2 - 4, 2019 Awa Tanuki Festival in Japan.

Nov/2 - 4, 2019 Awa Tanuki Festival3.4

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 from 11/2 '19 to 11/4 '19


Raccoon Dog, known as Tanuki, appear often in Japanese folklore.
One of the famous Tanuki tales, the Awa Tanuki Battle is about a great war between two tanuki held in Awa Province, Tokushima.

Each year on early-November, the Awa Tanuki Festival takes place at Aibahama Park in Tokushima.
The 3-days festival attracts about 300,000 people every year, and now it comes to be autumn tradition of Tokushima.
There are various stage events such as Karaoke Contest, Awa Dance, Traditional Puppet Show, and more scheduled.
Also, lots of food stalls including Tokushima Ramen line up in the park.
In addition, you can enjoy to join some craft workshops such as making Tanki mask or Japanese paper doll.

Awa no Tanuki Festival
Dates : November 2 - 4 , 2019
Hours : Nov.2 10:00~16:30, Nov.3 & 4 9:30~16:30
Venue : Aibahama Park
Address : 1-7, Aibacho, Tokushima
Access : a 5-mins walk from JR Tokushima Station
Admission : Free

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PurposeFestivals,parade,kids,let's hang out!,an eating tour
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5.010 months ago

Enjoy their 5-day yearly street dance festival surely its a one of a kind experience.

5.0a year ago

A beautiful riverside park just a short walk from Tokushima station. It is good hangout place for family in spring

5.02 years ago

A nice park that follows the river. Great to cruise around enjoying the city sights and sounds.

5.03 years ago


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