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Sho-Edo Hikone Castle Festival

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Sho-Edo Hikone Castle Festival

This festival is held on the weekend and holidays of late October through early November to celebrate the birthday of Ii Naosuke, a local lord who played an important role in opening of Japan to foreign countries. Among other events, the castle festival parade on November 3 is a dramatic pageant with the participation of brass bands marching and a procession of children dressed in traditional costumes.
Date(s) Late October to Early November
Place Hikone-jo castle
Contact Hikone City
Access Accessible from Hikone Station on the JR Tokaido Line.

Sho-Edo Hikone Castle Festival Neighborhood map

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