Takahama-City 20th Festival of the Demon Roof Tiles Road
Date : 10/15/2022
The Street of Demons in Takahama-City
Famous for the ceramic roof tiles industry that propelled its economy, the city of Takahama holds the Oni-Michi Matsuri event every year (lit. Festival of the Demon Roof Tile Road). It takes place in the 4.5 kilometer-long stretch of road connecting the Takahama-Minato Station to The Kawara Museum of Roof Tiles. Listed as one of the 500 Most Scenic Streets in Japan, this street is full of buildings built by using countless varieties of roof tile demons, the Onigawara, giving the annual festival its name.