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Tenjin Matsuri

This is one of Japan's three biggest festivals. Try to make the second day, when processions of mikoshi (portable shrines) and people in traditional attire start at Osaka Tenman-gū and end up in hundreds of boats on…
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Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri

Osaka's wildest festival, held over the 3rd weekend in September, is a kind of running of the bulls except with danjiri (festival floats), many weighing over 3000kg. The danjiri are hauled through the streets by hun…
Cultural in Osaka

Tōka Ebisu

Crowds of more than a million people flock to the Imamiya Ebisu-jinja to receive bamboo branches hung with auspicious tokens.