Yorii Hojo Samurai festival | Canceled

This festival in 2021 is cancelled due to COVID-19.

This is an event to play the scene of a Samurai battle occurred in Yorii area back in 1590. About 500 people in Samurai costume join and perform as warriors.

Yorii Hojo Samurai festival

May 19th(Sun) 2019
Location: Yorii city, Saitama Prefecture

Yorii Hojo Festival Information by The Tourism Association of Yorii (Japanese)

YouTube by Fuma Eitaro https://youtu.be/yw65npdL4kw

Getting there
From Tobu Ikebukuro Station 東武池袋駅, take the Tobu Tojo-sen Train (Kaisoku Express) to Ogawamachi 小川町駅, then, change train bound for Yorii 寄居駅. (Total travel time: 1.30 min) A 10-min walk from Yorii Station

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