The Kanoukaen

観櫻火宴

The Kanoukaen Nagasaki's largest fire festival, reenacting the tales of historical scrolls.
Date
Late March

OVERVIEW

The largest fire festival in all of Nagasaki features 200 participants in samurai warrior costume strolling through the blooming cherry trees of Tachibana Park with flaming torches in their hands. This practice is based on an illustrated story found in a historical scroll from over 400 years ago.

AREA
Shimabara Peninsula (Unzen City & Shimabara City & Obama Town & Minami-Shimabara City)
CATEGORY
Festivals & Traditional Culture
Peace
History & Culture
INFORMATION

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NEARBY TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS
1The Kanoukaen
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