Ikaho Matsuri, Shibukawa City, Gunma Pref.
18th - 20th September, 2016 | Shibukawa City, Gunma Pref.
Mikoshi on parade, but here's the kicker: the parade starts at the bottom of the many steps leading up to Ikaho shrine, ending at Ikaho shrine. Feats of strength, will-power and probably liquid courage are demonstrated as the heavy mikoshi are carried up the famous stone steps.
official website ›› http://www.city.shibukawa.lg.jp/kankou/matsuri/ikaho.html