Hirosaki-Neputa Festival

Get on Tohoku Expressway from Tokyo to Hirosaki city in Aomori.
It takes about 10 hours 700km.

Checke in a hotel and visit the Hirosaki Castle.


Here is a place with foliage and Oasis for the people.

So many beautiful lotus bloom in a pond.

Neputa Festival started from 7pm around the castle.

A huge Festival float is pulled around the town, occupying the full width of town roads

with the large drumbeat

The participant’s parade throughout the city towards the call of “Yah-Ya-Doh”,
pulling the parade floats of Samurai figures and Samurai paintings.
It’s so fantastic!

Hirosaki Neputa Festival will be held on Aug.1~7.

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