Kumano Fude Matsuri Photos

kumano fude matsuri

The Fude Matsuri is a festival held in the small town of Kumano every year on the autumnal equinox, a national holiday in Japan, to give thanks to the product that has put the town on the map. It’s a festival everyone should try to experience at least once during their time in Hiroshima.

 

 

The Fude Matsuri is held every year on the autumnal equinox, a national holiday in Japan, which usually falls on either September 22 or 23. More details here.

  • Read about the Fude Matsuri here.
  • See videos from the Fude Matsuri here.
  • The official Fude Matsuri site is here (Japanese only, but some nice photos).
  • If you are interested in brush manufacture and calligraphy you might enjoy a visit to the Fude-no-sato-kobo (Brush Pen Studio)

Paul Walsh

Paul arrived in Hiroshima "for a few months" back in 1996. He is the co-founder of GetHiroshima.com and loves running in the mountains.

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