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Akita Kanto Festival 1

This festival wish for a good harvest and expel illness.

In this festival, you can see the impressive tricks that will put the Kanto on the palm, forehead, shoulders, waist.
Kanto tied nine wide bamboo to bamboo of 12m, hung 46 lanterns ,and weight is 50kg.

Akita Kanto Festival is one of the Tohoku region’s three major festivals.

August 3 – August 6
Aramasa(Japanese Sake)
Akita-shi.

Kanto Blv. from 2-chome bashi to Sanno crossroads
15 minutes walk from JR Akita Station
Map

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