Introduction of The Festival

Ishitori Festival Mie Pref

Kuwana Ishitori Matsuri-no Saisya

Known as a unique festival and the loudest festival in Japan, it features 30 festival floats being paraded around the city while bells are rung and taiko drums pounded for three consecutive nights. It is one of the boldest festivals in Japan.

Category
Parade
Location(s)
Kuwana City Kasuga Jinja shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 6-7
Contact
Access
Ten minutes walk from Kuwana Station on the JR Kansai Line or Kintetsu Nagoya Line.
URL
Conservation Group
Kuwana Ishitori-matsuri Hozonkai
Note
Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties