This event in 2020 is canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Sakura 佐倉 is a former castle town located near Narita City in Chiba prefecture.People in traditional costume will act armoured warriors, Samurai, and princesses, will parade along the streets of the castle town. Kobudo or ancient Japanese martial art will also be performed.
Sakura Jidai Matsuri Festival
Date & Time: November 17th(Sun) 2019 10:00-15:00
Location: On streets and facilities around Keisei Sakura Station, Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture
YouTube by Sakura Doga Haishin:
Getting there by train from central Tokyo
From Keisei Ueno (or Nippori) station, take a train on the Keisei-sen line to get to Keisei Sakura station 京成佐倉駅. (Travel time: 55mins) 10-min walk to the festival site from Keisei Sakura station.
From JR Tokyo station, take the JR Sobu-sen Kaisoku(Express) train and change the train at JR Chiba station. From Chiba station take the JR Sobuhon-sen train and get off at JR Sakura station. (Total travel time: 1hour) From JR Sakura station, it is a 30-min walk to the festival site.
Google Maps: Keisei Sakura Station