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What’s Kawagoe Festival?

Kawagoe is not a big city, but it still remains the atmosphere in Edo period

(From the 17th to 19th century).

So it is called “ Small Edo”

Here, the traditional festival will take place.

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This festival is rich in pageantry.

Because of huge Dashis are carried and go around the city.

Dashi is a festival float.

It is tall, elaborately decorated float.

29 festival floats are hauled by festival participants.

They are so designed that people in festival costumes dance and play music instruments on them.

 

People are excited by the splendid floats which compete each other in dance and music which is played with Japanese flutes and drums.
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Date&Time

October 15th and 16th 2016

10:00am~10:pm? (It is not decided yet.)

 

Where can you join the festival?

Kawagoe festival will be held around Kawagoe station.

(The center of Kawagoe city)

 

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How to get to the nearest station?

The nearest station is Kawagoe station.

From Shinjuku station

From Shinjuku st to Kawagoe st: JR Saikyo Line Rapid

 

From Asakusa station

From Asakusa st to Shibuya st:Tokyo Metro Ginza Line

From Shibuya st to Kawagoe st: Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line

 

From Ikebukiro station

From Ikebukiro st to Kawagoe st : Tobu Tojo Line Rapid

 

From Narita Airport

From Narita Airport to Higashi-Matsudo st: Keisei Narita Airport Line ACCESS Limited Express

From Higashi-Matsudo st to Musashi-Urawa st: JR Musashino Line

From Musashi-Urawa st to Kawagoe st: JR Saikyo Line

 

 

I recommend you to use the Route App.↓

Japan Travel-Route, Map, JR

 

 

Hotel Info

There are not so many hotels near Kawagoe station.

I recommend you to stay around Ikebukuro station.
Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro

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APA Ikebukuro Station Kitaguchi

Toyoko Inn Tokyo Ikebukuro Kita-guchi No.2

 

☆Ryokan(Japanese-style Inn) Info

Kimi Ryokan

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↑This photo is for illustrative purposes.

 

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