Apr/5, 2020 Castle Town Obata Cherry Blossom Festival "Samurai Procession"3.5
from 4/5 '20 to 4/5 '20
The Castle Town Obata, Gunma Prefecture, was developed along a waterway called "Ogawazeki", which is one of the 100 most beautiful waters in Japan. The "Castle Town Obata Cherry Blossom Festival" is held in early-April each year when the blossoms beautifully bloom along the Ogawazeki irrigation canal that runs through the town. This festival attracts over 20,000 visitors every year.
The highlight of the festival is the parade of samurai warriors. Approximately 300 warriors dressed in combat outfit parade throughout the castle town. Besides, various events such as comedy shows and a demonstration of matchlock guns are scheduled.
The 36th Castle Town Obata Cherry Blossom Festival "The Samurai Procession"
Date : April 5, 2020 10：00～15：00
Venue : Kanra Total Park, Rakusan-en,Obata-hachimangu Shrine, Michi-no-Eki Kanra
Location: Obata, Kanra-machi, Kanra-gun, Gunma
Admission : Free
Access : Temporary shuttle buses run from Joshu-Fukushima Sta. and Kanra Fureai-no-Oka during the festival.
Parking : Kanra Fureai-no-Oka (1248-1 Shirakura, Kanra-machi, Kanra-gun, Gunma)
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PurposeFestivals,parade,cherry blossom viewing,sightseeing,let's hang out!
Airport/Sta.Joshu-Fukushima Sta. (about 3.5km) Google Transit