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Danjiri Matsuri (September)

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If you enjoy festvals

We happened to be travelling to Kyoto during the time of this festival. We enjoying attending... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Milford CT
One of the most dynamic Matsuri

I went to quite a lot of Masturi in Kinki area this summer. Most of the worshipping parade like... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Osaka, Japan
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible3%
4 Oct 2018
“If you enjoy festvals”
27 Sep 2018
“One of the most dynamic Matsuri”
The festival floats and drum floats used as an offering in festivals are called danjiri in western Japan, and "Danjiri Matsuri" is a collective term for festivals that use them. Particularly famous is the Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri, in which danjiri...more
Kishiwada, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We happened to be travelling to Kyoto during the time of this festival. We enjoying attending festivals of different cultures so we set aside a Saturday to train to Kisiwada to see the Danjiri cart pulling parade. Prior to departing for Japan it took some...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

I went to quite a lot of Masturi in Kinki area this summer. Most of the worshipping parade like Gion and Tenjin Masturis are parading slowly (despite still very memorable and worth watching). However, this festival have the whole community's member, from small children to...More

Thank ugin38
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I'd highly recommend this festival to anyone traveling through the area! I went with my husband for the day (Sept 16 2018) from Kyoto and it was definitely worth it! The floats are intricately designed and watching them turn corners was really exciting to see....More

Thank Claire_maria25
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We visited 9 months ago (only just got trip advisor) but this festival left such a strong memory that we felt it was worth writing about anyway. We thought we were going to miss everything as we could only get to Kishiwada by about mid...More

5  Thank petersonfan
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed it very much! Came a bite late (21:00) so it was about to end, but we recommend it anyway. If you come earlier you can see them running really fast with the wooden ships but when we came it was more children and...More

1  Thank ItayV6
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