FESTIVALS

July to September

Aizu Tajima Gion Festival (Minami Aizu)

This festival is a significant intangible folk- cultural asset that has an eight -hundred year long tradition in Japan. Women dressed in traditional Japanese wedding apparel walk in a parade, bringing beauty throughout the town. Children performing kabuki, (the traditional Japanese form of theater) on floats is also worth seeing.

Information

Date
July 22nd to 24th (Every year)
Access
By car: 1 hour by car from Aizu Wakamatsu, 2 hours from Fukushima City, 1 hour 44 minutes from Koriyama

By train:From Asakusa, take the Revaty train to Aizu-Tajima Station (Takes around 3 hours 15 minutes)

From Aizu-Wakamatsu, take the Aizu Tetsudo Line from Aizu Wakamatsu Station to Aizu-Tajima Station (Takes around 75 minutes).
Location
Get off at Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Railway.
The festival is a short walk from the station.
Website
http://www.minamiaizu.org/gion/
Blog
https://goo.gl/nb2MZ1

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