Journeys in Japan

Karatsu: Festival Floats, Deep Community Spirit

28:03 | #436 | TV-G

Karatsu Kunchi is a three-day festival held in November each year in Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture. The highlight is the gigantic floats known as hikiyama that are hauled through the streets of the old town.

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