In Inuyama castle town, spring is just around the corner

by Rumiko - Japan Licensed Guide
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Here in Inuyama castle-town, near Nagoya city, the street is adorned with Hina dolls and spring flowers and may be Ninja!

In Inuyama castle town, spring is just around the corner

Doll's Festival is held on March 3rd. in Japan , which is to celebrate and pray for girl's growth and happiness. 

Families with girls display Hina dolls, the Emperor and the Empress , three court ladies in waiting ,the ministers of the left and the right, five court musicians on the red seven tiered stands . 

In Inuyama castle town, spring is just around the corner 

 In Inuyama castle town, spring is just around the corner

Inuyama Festival is held here on the first Saturday and Sunday every year.

In Inuyama castle town, spring is just around the corner

On the day, 13 festival floats march around the street .

Elaborate mechanical puppets perform a show to dedicate their performances to the Haritsuna Shrine. In the evening each floats, lit up 365 lanterns,and move back each precinct. It is the most dramatic moment when the floats make a 90-degree turn on the street corners. 

In spring , a lot of cherry blossoms start blooming around the Inuyama castle , the oldest castle in Japan. 

It is designated as a National treasure . 

 In Inuyama castle town, spring is just around the corner

 

You might have experience of Ninja or Samurai wearing armor and helmet on weekends. 

If you are interested in the Inuyama tour ,please check Stroll around Inuyama castle , Cormorant Fishing and Inuyama castleEating and Shopping after Inuyama castle tour

 

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27 Feb 2016

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