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Kamioka Hida Lion Dance Festival View Photos

Kamioka Hida Lion Dance Festival

神岡飛騨獅子まつり

Watch in awe and enjoyment on the 3rd Sunday of October every year at the Kamioka Hida Lion Festival. Lion dance performances take place on a special stage set up beside Kamioka Castle, with dance troupes often invited from outside the Hida region.

Enjoy these lion dances in view of the historic castle—preserved and handed down for generations—dine on local foods like Midarashi dango, Goheimochi or ramen, or enjoy a tea gathering at the Former Matsuba Family home.

Essential Information

Dates are yet to be confirmed. Please check official sites before heading to an event.

Dates 17th October 2022, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Venue Around Kamioka Castle
Access

30 minute drive from Hida-Furukawa Station

Location & Surroundings

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