One of the headlights is Tengu Mikoshi, carrying large objects of Tengu, a long-nosed goblin, that only women are allowed to carry, somehow.
The festival takes place in Numata city. Gunma Prefecture. Numata city is on the way from central Tokyo to Minakami, a resort known for outdoor activities such as Rafting, Canyoning, and Skiing..
The festival takes place in Numata city. From central Tokyo by train, Numata is on the way to Minakami, a resort known for outdoor activities such as Rafting, Canyoning and Skiing.
Numata Matsuri (Numata Tengu Festival)
August 3rd(Thu) - 5th(Sat) 2023
Location: Numata City, Gumma prefecture
Infomation by Numata City (Japanese website)
© Numata City
YouTube by MaturiJP
From JR Ueno Station take the train "JR Kaisoku" on the Takasaki Line bound for Numata (2hrs 25min.)
You may need to change train at Takasaki to take the JR Joetsu-sen Line bound for Minakami.
(Total travel time 2hr 39min.)
From Numata Station, a 15-min walk will take you to the festival place.