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Suigo Sawara Dashi Kaikan

You can experience the tradition and culture of “Sawara-no Dashi Gyoji (Sawara’s Festival Car Event),” Government-designated Important Intangible Ethnic Cultural Asset.
Sawara Big Festival with a history of more than 300 years is held twice a year in summer (10 festival cars in the Honjuku district) and autumn (14 festival cars in the Niijuku district).
Two festival cars are exhibited in turn at the hall, and you can leisurely see 8-meter tall festival cars made of zelkova entirely from top to bottom.
The panoramic view of the scene of the big festival shown on the three screens is a must-see. Closed: Mondays, in principle.

Basic Information

Address

3368, District A, Sawara, Katori, Katori City, Chiba

Opening Hours

9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Parking

Available   

Toilet Facilities

Transportation

By Car

10 minutes from Sawara Katori IC on Higashi-Kanto Expressway.

By Train

15 minutes on foot from Sawara Stn. on JR Narita Line.

Other Information

Contact Information

Telephone Number

0478-52-4104

Website

http://www.city.katori.lg.jp/07lang_var/english/index.html

This information is information as of September 17, 2014.

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