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Hita Gion Yamaboko (Festival float) Hall

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The hall houses six yamaboko floats that go up and down the streets during the Hita Gion festival, registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Property in 2016, along with the festival equipment and materials relating to the festival. The building is constructed in a way that allows visitors to look down upon the 8-meter high yamaboko floats, and provides a close look at the colorful decorations that retain the traditional beauty of Japan. Enjoy the world of Hita Gion that announces summer has come to Hita City.

Street address

2-7-10 Kuma, Hita City, Oita Prefecture

Access

  • Around 15 minutes by foot from Hita Station on the JR Kyudai Main Line

Opening Hours

9:00 - 17:00

Closed

Wednesdays (if it falls on a national holiday, the next day), December 29–January 3

Website

https://www.oidehita.com/archives/365

Best season

All year

Point

*Yamaboko floats may be sent out for repairs before the Hita Gion festival is held.
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