• Kite Flying Festival "Tako-age Matsuri" (138 Tower Park)

Ichinomiya-City Kite Flying Festival "Tako-age Matsuri" (138 Tower Park)

Date : 02/17/2019

  • Kite Flying Festival "Tako-age Matsuri" (138 Tower Park)

Have a weekend making and flying kites at the 138 Tower Park in Ichinomiya-City! You may fly an already made one (free of charge) or take part in the workshop for crafting your own Japanese "Tako" kite (requires small fee). Other activities such as challenge for lifting daisy-chained kites, and Japanese "Taiko" drum performances will complete the fun!

The 138 Tower Park is also known by its official name: Kokuei Kiso Sansen Koen, literally "Kiso Three Rivers National Park". This majestic place is the largest urban park in Japan with awesome 6,107 hectares (top of the Urban Park category as ranked by the Ministry of Land and Infrastructure - National Forest Reserves and National Forest Parks are not included). Additionally, the area encompassed by this park overlaps three prefectures, Aichi, Gifu and Mie.

Kite Flying "Tako-age"

Kite Flying Festival

1-Japanese "Wadako" Workshop
Fee: 500 yen
1st-10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (numbered tickets distributed from 9:30 AM)
2nd-11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Limited for the first 30 applications. First come-first served basis.
*: Applications only on the day, at the venue.

2-Kite Flying Experience
Famous kite-makers from all over the country will fly their hand-made creations. Guests will be able to take temporary control of the airborne kites.
Free of charge
1st-11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
2nd-1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

3-Chained-Kites Lifting Challenge
Daisy-chained kites lifting trial.
Free of charge
From 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

4-Japanese "Taiko" Drum Performance
By the Shikatsu Taiko Kottsu from Kitanagoya City.
Free of charge
1st-10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
2nd-1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

5-Kite Exhibition
Jan 12th (Sat) to Feb 7th (Sun)
Weekdays: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekends & holidays: 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
(Feb 17th only until 3:00 PM)
138 Twin Tower 1F & Observation Deck
Exhibition with rare kites from all over the country.
Free of charge (requires admission to the 138 Tower)


  • Parking
Date : February 17th (Sunday), 2019
Place : Kokuei Kiso Sansen Koen (Kiso Three Rivers National Park)
138 Tower Park - Fumon no Hiroba (Fumon Ground)
Location : 〒491-0135
21-3 Urasaki, Komyoji, Ichinomiya-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : -Event activity: Japanese "Wadako" Workshop, Fee 500 yen
-Other event activities free of charge
-Admission to the park free of charge
-Twin Arch 138 admission fee (observatory): Adults (aged 15 and over) 500 yen, elementary and junior high school students 200 yen, children aged 4 to 6 100 yen, persons aged 65 and over 250 yen, children aged 3 and under free
Parking : Available, free of charge (cap. 900 cars, 19 buses - includes temporary slots)
*: Parking opens at 8:00 AM
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0586-51-7105

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  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Nagoya Station, take the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line. Alight at Ichinomiya Station and take the Meitetsu Bus bound to "Ichinomiya Sogo Taikukan" for approx. 30 min. Alight at "138 Tower Park" and walk 5 min
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    20 minutes from Meishin Expressway Ichinomiya I.C
    8 minutes from Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway Ichinomiya-Kisogawa I.C

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