"Hyakumangoku Matsui" Top 5 Page for this destination Hyakumangoku Matsuri Festival Tip by Mr.Sparkle

Kanazawa?s biggest festival, Hyakumangoku Matsui, is held in the second weekend of June, somewhere between the 10th to the 14th. The main event is a parade through the city, with hundreds of men clad in Samurai gear, women in traditional clothing, acrobats and a famous actor playing the king. It?s quite a spectacle and you?re bound to find something that entertains you. The festival runs through the whole week so it?s a good time to visit. Everyone is certainly in a festive mood.

The one down side is the festival is held at the beginning of the rainy season, so the weather is usually poor.

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  • Written Feb 15, 2007
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