Numata Matsuri Festival | Aug.3-5 2018

The festival takes place in Numata city. Gunma Prefecture. Numata city is on the way from central Tokyo to Minakami, a resort known for outdoor activities such as Rafting, Canyoning, and Skiing..


One of the headlights is Tengu Mikoshi, carrying large objects of Tengu, a long-nosed goblin, that only women are allowed to carry, somehow.

The festival takes place in Numata city. From central Tokyo by train, Numata is on the way to Minakami, a resort known for outdoor activities such as Rafting, Canyoning and Skiing.

Numata Matsuri
沼田まつり

August 3rd(Fri) - 5th(Sun) 2018
Location: Numata City, Gumma prefecture

 Infomation by Numata City (Japanese website)
http://www.city.numata.gunma.jp/kanko/numatamatsuri/index.html

YouTube by MaturiJP
https://youtu.be/YuCZPeX1UKU

Getting there
From JR Ueno Station take the train "JR Kaisoku" on the Takasaki Line bound for Numata
(2hrs 25min. 3110 JPY)

OR

You may need to change train at Takasaki to take the JR Joetsu-sen Line bound for Minakami.
(Total travel time 2hr 39min. 2590 JPY)

From Numata Station, it is a 15 min walk to the festival place.

YouTube by Sky shot
Tengu Carrying https://youtu.be/Kpj26dCA4Fs