Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.

21st & 22nd October, 2014 | Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.
The name Chochin Matsuri comes from the fact that more than 1,000 lanterns are gathered hung from 3m-long bamboo poles. The lantern-carriers bump into each other to try to tear down the others' lanterns.   official website ››  http://www.city.himeji.lg.jp/guide/festival/chochin.html

  • Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.   Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.
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