Hyogo Himeji Castle Festival

Himeji Castle Festival is a castle festival held for three days in May around Himeji Castle. On the first day, the festival begins with Takigi Noh, which is a Noh performance in the evening darkness lit with burning torches. On the second day, visitors can see a parade and stage event with many samurais wearing armor. On the third day, things get exciting at the Yosakoi dance festival takes place, with dance teams participating from all around the country.

Basic Infomation

  • Address
    Otemae Street, Otemae Park, Himeji Castle Sannomaru Square etc.
  • Event Period
    In mid-May
  • Tel
  • Website
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