Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | 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