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Numata Festival

Minakami, Oze, Numata Area

The floats and portable shrines parading through the streets of Numata City are soul-stirring. "Dai-tengu Mikoshi", Japan's largest portable shrine with giant long-nose goblin mask carried exclusively by women, is enormously popular as a highlight of the festival. Women from throughout the country carry the "Dai-tengu Mikoshi" and enliven the festival.

Basic Information

  • Around town area of Numata City, Gunma
  • Mapcode: 183 500 808*20
  • About 10 minutes on foot from Numata Station on JR Joetsu Line
  • August 3 - 5
  • * Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), this event has been canceled for 2020.
  • https://www.numata-kankou.jp/en/festivals/numata/index.html
  • Final day of update: April 3, 2020

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