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Interesting local festival - intangible folklorecultural asset

When we first read about the Yatsushiro Myoken Festival we decided we had to visit. It’s described... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
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28 Oct 2016
“Interesting local festival - intangible folklorecultural asset”
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The "Yatsushiro Myouken Sai," held at Yatsushiro Shrine in Kumamoto prefecture, is one of Kyushu's three major festivals, passed down by the townspeople since the end of the Edo period. Visitors will be treated to a lavish portable...more
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

When we first read about the Yatsushiro Myoken Festival we decided we had to visit. It’s described as one of the 3 greatest festivals in Kyushu. It is definitely a very local event. The town was mobbed with locals and visitors from Kumamoto and beyond,...More

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