The Tsugu Flower Festival is held every year from the afternoon of January 2nd in the Maido Garden of Tsugu’s Shiratori Shrine. The festival starts with the hachinomai performance and continues with the shikisanban, hinenogi, jigatamenomai and mikagura performances. At around 9:00PM, there is a yamami oni performance. Afterwards, performers carry yutabusa straw brushes and dance the yubayashi to a nimble tempo for a shizume calming ceremony which is carried out until the following morning.
|Address||Tsugu Shiratori, Shitara-cho, Kita Shitara-gun, Aichi Prefecture|
|Hours||1:00PM to 4:00AM the next morning, every year on January 2nd|
|Fees||Free of charge|
These spots are recommended to truly experience the wonder of Honokuni. Let’s take a look at some of the top spots!
The Gamagori Orange Park lets visitors enjoy fruit picking all year round. Strawberries are available January through May, melons and grapes are available May through September and Mandarin Oranges are available October through December. There is also a restaurant which can serve 1,000 people at a time and a lineup of local products.Details >
The Nanohana Flower Festival is held to signal spring on the Atsumi Peninsula. This festival is held from January to the end of March every year with yellow nanohana flower fields all over the Atsumi Peninsula. The Irago Nanohana Flower Garden is one of the most prominent of the main venue. There are a number of events involving, viewing, dining and having fun at nanohana flower fields. Experience fields of nanohana flowers in full bloom for yourself!!Details >
This is one of the most famous hydrangea gardens in the Tokai Area. 50,000 hydrangeas at over 120 varieties are in bloom and the garden is lit up until 9:30PM while in season. Visitors can also enjoy the genji fireflies which live in the garden.Details >
The Toyokawa Inari was known as Toyokawa Dakinishinten enshrined on the Myogonji Temple grounds when it was established in 1441. This temple was worshiped by warriors and scholars such as Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Watanabe Kazan spreading faith all over Japan while enshrining gods of business prosperity and peace and prosperity in the household. This is one of the Three Major Inari Temples in Japan with millions of visitors coming here every year.Details >
The zoo features lively animals such as the African open exhibition and the polar bear jumping into the water right in front of your eyes. The botanical garden features the Monet Corner with plants such as water lilies from the Monet Garden in France. In addition, there are attractions such as a natural history museum with a dinosaur fossil exhibit and an amusement park with rides such as a Ferris wheel. This wonderful facility combines 4 different zones.Details >