Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata

29th April - 3rd May, 2014 | Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture   Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival in commemoration of the famous warlord "Uesugi Kenshin", Yonezawa, Yamagata Pref. On May 3rd, the highlight of the festival, Uesugi Gyoretsu, a procession of Mikoshi (a portable shrine) of Uesugi Shrine, floats and about 1,000 Samurai warriors march through the city's main streets to the Matsukawa Riverside. And there, Kawanaka-jima Gassen (a re-enactment of ancient war) is held.
official website ››  http://uesugi.yonezawa.info/

  • Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata   Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata
      米沢上杉まつり(山形県)

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