Procession (Yakage town)
The feudal lord’s procession, which took place when these areas prospered as lodging towns, used when lords travelled on bi-annual missions. It is …held on second Sunday in November every year. A total of 90 people wearing the costumes of characters, such as tonosama(samurai lord), hime(a princess in a castle), and samurai parade on the street with old houses in Yakage town. About thirty thousand tourists come to see it. This year’s festival is held on November 9. Please come to have a taste of slipping through time!