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Toro Festival

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Toro Festival

In 1926, lantern floating was begun in conjunction with the opening of the boating season. It was stopped for some years, starting again in 1987. During the day, towed lanterns are paraded through the streets and at night one giant lantern (7 meters), which is created each year, is sent off to sea amidst a splendid display of fireworks.
Date(s) Late July
Address Around Enowanguchi in Kii-Nagashima Town, Mie
Access Twenty minutes walk from Kii Nagashima Station on the JR Kisei Line.

Toro Festival Neighborhood map

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