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"Hyakumangoku Matsui 02" Top 5 Page for this destination Hyakumangoku Matsuri Festival Tip by Mr.Sparkle

 
 

The Friday night before the Hyakumangoku Matsui (Mid-June) there is a much more laid back and interesting event called the Floating Lantern parade. At this free event hundreds, if not thousands, of designed paper lanterns are illuminated with a real candle and sent down the river.

Directions: The lantern parade is held at the Asa gawa river, about 5 minutes walk from Kanazawa station.

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  • Updated Jan 19, 2017
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