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Enshū Dai-nenbutsu
Enshū Dai-nenbutsu is a folk performance that is nationally recognized as a “significant intangible folk cultural asset of Japan.”

Tōrō nagashi
Tōrō (paper lanterns) are a traditional Japanese form of illumination, in which the flame is enclosed in a wooden frame

Makayaji
The creation of the garden began in the latest Heian era (794-1185) and lasted until the beginning of Kamakura era

Japan, Kimono and Yukata
The kimono is Japan’s traditional garment, cut on a straight line and then constructed by sewing the panels together in a technique called “straight-line cutting” (chokusendachi).

Bon-Odori (Bon Festival Dance)
In Japan, there is a period of time, as well as certain events, where people pray for the spirits of their deceased relatives and ancestors to be able to obtain Buddhahood without suffering.

Hattasan Festival of Lanterns
Hattasan Festival of Lanterns “Mantousai”, where thousands of lanterns create a magical sight At Hattasan, July 10 is known as the most blessed day of the year, and since long ago the ‘Festival of Lanterns’ has been held on July 9-10 each year. T

Kasuisai
A historical temple which has a beautiful Japanese garden, A place where you can experience Zen training

Maisaka Taiko Festival
Every year in October, a Taiko drums festival is held, for protection and good haul, in Maisaka, a fisherman town in western Hamamatsu.

Yabusame (horseback archery)
Yabusame is the name for archery performed from a galloping horse and the Shinto Rituals (ceremony or festival to worship a god) before and after the shooting.

Kanzanji Temple and Tateyama Footpath
The zen temple Kanzanji of the Soto sect is located on the slopes of Mt. Tateyama,

Mochi-tsuki (Pounding rice cakes)
Omochi-tsuki, rice cake making, is a New Year's tradition in Japan Omochi is made from rice and has a sticky and stretchy texture

New Year's Eve and the New Year in Japan
“The New Year (Shougatsu)” is another name for January, and to show respect, the polite “o” can be attached to make “Oshougatsu.”

Kinokuniya Museum
The town of Arai is located west of Hamamatsu City, and still retains vestiges of how it looked long ago, with historic buildings here and there.

Arai Sekisho / Sekisho History Museum
The Arai sekisho was set in Arai inn, of the 31st posting station (counting from Edo) out of the 53 on Tokaido, one of the five main highways constructed in the Edo period.

Hamamatsu Castle
Hamamatsu castle is conveniently located near the city center.

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