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Inuyama-City Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)

Date : 10/27/2018, 10/28/2018


  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)

The great reunion of Inuyama City's renowned Karakuri mechanized puppet dolls!

The Karakuri Machi Meguri event, which can be translated as Puppet Dolls Around the City, is held on the streets of Inuyama Old Castle Town and features the gorgeous floats of the city, the main attractions of Inuyama Festival, held annually in spring and main object of the the event's registration as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2016. But at this event, the spotlight is reserved for the Karakuri pupped dolls, their elaborate craftsmanship and impressive functionality. A chance to witness the ingenuity and dedication put forth in crafting, decorating, manipulating and preserving those timeless pieces of ancient engineering!

  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)
  • Karakuri Puppet Dolls Around Town (Karakuri Machi Meguri)

EVENT OVERVIEW

Date : October 27th (Saturday) and 28th (Sunday), 2018
Place : Around Inuyama Old Castle Town (Inuyama Jokamachi)
(gatherings at Karakuri Tenji-kan Exhibition Hall, Inuyama City Cultural Assets Hall (Shiro-to-Machi Castle & Town Museum), Inuyama Festival & Artifacts Museum Dondenkan)
Location : 〒484-0081
8 Kitakoken, Inuyama, Inuyama-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
(Karakuri Tenji-kan Exhibition Hall)
Fee : Admission free of charge on October 27th (Saturday) and 28th (Sunday), 2018, at the following facilities:
-Karakuri Tenji-kan Exhibition Hall
-Inuyama City Cultural Assets Hall (Shiro-to-Machi Castle & Town Museum)
-Inuyama Festival & Artifacts Museum Dondenkan
*: Subject to change.
Phone number : 0568-61-6000 (Inuyama Tourist Information Center)

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.

ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    15min northwestwards walk from either Inuyama Station or Inuyama-Yuen Station of the Meitetsu Inuyama Line (board from Meitetsu Nagoya Station).

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