April 11, 2010

Takayama festival on 14th and 15th April

The Takayama festival will be held on 14th and 15th April.It is known as one of the three most beautiful festivals of Japan. Ornate floats crafted by Hida artisans are pulled around and Takayama becomes truly energetic.

In the evening on 14th,the floats with lanterns are paraded through the town and the procession is accompanied by sacred music.

It's only a couple of minutes to see the festival from J-hoppers.