Aug/21 - 23, 2020  Lord Kenshin Festival

Sightseeing information about Aug/21 - 23, 2020  Lord Kenshin Festival in Japan.

Aug/21 - 23, 2020  Lord Kenshin Festival 3.5

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 from 8/21 '20 to 8/23 '20


※Due to the coronavirus concerns, Lord Kenshin Festival has been scaled down in 2020 and only the ritual will be held by priests. Most of events including Battle of Kawanakajima and Samurai Procession have been canceled. Please check the official website.

The hero of Niigata Prefecture is Kenshin Uesugi, the lord of Echigo province in the mid-1500s who was known as a noble and famed commander of the Warring States period.
The Lord Kenshin Festival has been held every year since 1926 to honor the virtue of Uesugi Kenshin around Kasugayama Castle in Joetsu City, Niigata.
Its highlight is the reenactment of the Battle of Kawanakajima, a legendary event in which Kenshin bravely fought many battles. Besides there are various events such as Samurai parade, taiko drum performance, traditional dance, and more.
Visitors also can enjoy Niigata's gourmet at parking lots in front of Kasuga Sta.

Venue : around Kasugayama Castle, Kasugano Parking Lots of Joetsu City Office
Dates :
August 21, 2020 18:30~20:00
August 22 & 23, 2020 7:10~20:45
Access : 5 to 20 minutes on foot from Kasugayama Station (Tokitetsu-Haneuma Line)

PurposeFestivals,parade,Traditional folk,shrine/temple,sightseeing,an eating tour
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4.0a month ago

About 3 hours by car from Karuizawa Station
It's not steep and easy to walk, but the story hall has a window, there is a video, and all the materials are
I have to climb the Kasugayama castle ruins this time after receiving the pamphlet

4.03 months ago

Restoration stance.
However, the workmanship such as earthworks and water pits is excellent.

4.08 months ago

There was nothing, but it was a large and comfortable place.
I want to bring a lunch as well.

3.02 years ago

Every summer, the cypress stage performing a big performance at the time of telling the end of summer is here. That talent GACKT also ran around this place for about three seasons due to the role of example drama. The landscape is surrounded by a soil wall that reproduces the ground around the wide ground. The peacefulness of this wide place does not change even seasonal changes. Besides the bustle at the time of Kenshin Kokon Festival, it reached. Because there is a museum on the side, there is also tracing history.

3.0a year ago

As locals maintain flower beds and water places, the iris flowers are beautiful in May, and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of each season.