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Kishiwada Danjiri Festival

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2020/5/30

Photos: Kishiwada Danjiri Festival

In Kishiwada City located in the south of Osaka, a very brave "Danjiri Festival" is held every mid September. In this festival, local men parade the city by pulling a lot of Danjiri(floats). Many of the men in Kishiwada think that Danjiri festival is the most important thing in their life. They draw a heavy Danjiri with amazing enthusiasm, and at the intersection they turn Danjiri quickly with tremendous power and unity. Photos of Kishiwada Danjiri Festival Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock   Kishiwada Danjiri Festival = Shutterstock     Map of Kishiwada     I appreciate you reading to the end.   Back to "Best of Osaka Pref." About me Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

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Osaka Prefecture

2020/5/28

Osaka Prefecture! Best Attractions and Things to do

Speaking of Osaka, it is famous for a flashy Neon signboard at Dotonbori in Osaka city. In Osaka there is a powerful people's culture. That can be said not only in Osaka but also in Osaka Prefecture as a whole. Why do not you enjoy Osaka thoroughly? Outline of Osaka Prefecture The Kuromon Ichiba is a spacious market with vendors selling street food, fresh produce and shellfish, plus souvenirs, Osaka = shutterstock Map of Osaka Prefecture Osaka prefecture is the center of western Japan. Its population is about 8.8 million people, which is next to Tokyo and Kanagawa prefecture in Japan. Osaka prefecture is adjacent to the west side of Kyoto prefecture and Nara prefecture, facing the sea. Therefore, it has developed as a city complementing Kyoto and Nara from ancient times. Since Osaka prefecture faces the ocean, it has played an important role especially in terms of trade. A major characteristic of Osaka is that many influential merchants have lived since ancient times and have developed this area as the center of Japan's economy. In the late stage of the Edo era, Tokyo developed greatly and grew into a city that surpassed Osaka. Today, Tokyo has become an overwhelmingly large city, but the people in Osaka have a strong sense of opposition to Tokyo. And the people in Osaka cherish their living culture. Because of this historical and cultural background, if you go to Osaka you will enjoy a little different culture from Tokyo. In the city center of Osaka, the original culture remains ...

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