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Hita Gion Festival and Yamahoko Hall
日田祇園祭と山鉾会館

  • Festivals

The Gion Festival is held in Hita on the last Saturday and Sunday at the end of every July.

The gorgeous Yamahoko goes round Mameta-machi and Kuma-machi opposite the station.

The festival matches the environment of the town, which impresses tourists deeply.

The Yamahoko Hall displays six Yamahokosto be used for the Gion Festival.

Tourists are surprised in the financial power of the merchants of old Hita

when they watch the splendid Yamahokos which are decorated beautifully.

The temples of Hita gather in Kuma-machi.

 

Access and Getting Around

A 10-minute walk from Hita Station.

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