Isahaya Lantern River Festival

諫早万灯灯川祭り

Isahaya Lantern River Festival This festival started as a memorial for the victims of the Great Flood of Isahaya, which occurred on July 25, 1957.
Date
Annually on July 25th

OVERVIEW

This festival started as a memorial for the 630 victims of the Great Flood of Isahaya, which took place on July 25, 1957. The festival is a way to mourn the loss of life but also to promote the development of a safe and beautiful town. The combination of the 23,000 lanterns floating down the Honmyo River, 1,500 fireworks and the illumination of Spectacles Bridge is a fantastic sight.

AREA
Omura City & Isahaya City
CATEGORY
Festivals & Traditional Culture
Peace
History & Culture
Fireworks
INFORMATION
Access information 15 minutes on foot from JR Isahaya Station, approx. 5 minutes on foot from Shimabara Railway Hon-Isahaya Station.

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NEARBY TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS
1Isahaya Lantern River Festival
2ISAHAYA・AeR Chuoushoutengai
3Isahaya Museum of Art & History
4Isahaya park & Isahaya Meganebashi
5Isahaya Culture Hall
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