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Shimonoseki Straits Festival

1. Shimonoseki Straits Festival

On May 2 the Gryozen Festival of Emperor Antoku and the Heike family clan Memorial Service Festival are held and on May 3 the ”Sentei Festival”remembering Emperor Antoku and the Heike family clan, a parade on the watersurface ”Gempei naval battle”, as well as a majestic ”Warrior Parade”take place. On May 4 the ”Ganryu-jima Festival”will be held on ”Ganryu-jima”the island where Miyamoto Musashi and Sasaki Kojiro duelled and besides from reenacting the duel, a picknick concert will be held. (planned)

Date
May 2, 2018 ~ May 4, 2018

Location Shimonoseki City Shimaitoshi Plaza (main venue), Akama Shrine (noblewoman visiting the shrine) and several other places in the city, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 10 minutes by bus from JR Shimonoseki
→ "Akama Jingumae Bus Stop 2-minute walk (sister city open space)

(2) 10 minutes by bus from JR Shimonoseki
→ "Akama Jingumae Bus Stop 0-minute walk (Akama Shrine)
Office of Inquiry Shimonoseki Festival combination meeting Secretariat (the Tourism Promotion Section, City of Shimonoseki) TEL: 083-231-1350
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