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Inuyama-City "Dondenkan" Inuyama Festival Museum

  • "Dondenkan" Inuyama Festival Museum

Gigantic, 8-meter tall floats on display!

Always displaying any three or four of the floats used in the famous Inuyama Festival, which is held annually on the first weekend of April, this facility provides with a chance to see up close and appreciate the intricate craftsmanship with which they were made, anytime throughout the year.
Impressively detailed wood carvings, gorgeously embroidered flags, lacquered and gold foiled parts, are but a fraction of the amazing points of the sightseeing. The building resembles the shape of old Machiya stables, narrow but with high ceiling, that in olden times were build especially with the purpose of storing the floats. Also, watch a condensed demonstration of Inuyama Festival procedures condensed in a 6-minute show, and the fantastic garments used by the "Chigo" children during the event.

SPOT OVERVIEW

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Location : 〒484-0083
62 Higashikoken Inuyama, Inuyama-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : 100 yen (Junior High School students and younger, free of charge)

•4 Inuyama Facilities Common Pass:
Sold as set for 600 yen (150 yen off the regular fee)
Allows for admission at
1. National Treasure Inuyama Castle +
2. "Shiro-to-Machi Museum" Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum +
3. Karakuri Exhibition Museum and Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum Annex +
4. "Dondenkan" Inuyama Festival Museum
*: No refunds accepted for common pass.
*: Common pass valid for 3 months after purchase date.
Opening
days / hours
: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Last Admission 4:30 PM)
Parking : Unavailable
Restrooms : Available
Holidays : December 29 to 31
Phone number : 0568-65-1728

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    15min westwards walk from either Inuyama-Yuen Station or Inuyama Station, both of the Meitetsu Inuyama Line (board the train bound for Inuyama from Meitetsu Nagoya Station).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    -Approx. 30min (10.5km) northwards from either Komaki I.C. of the Meishin Expressway / Tomei Expressway, or Komaki Kita I.C. of the Nagoya Expressway R11 Komaki Route, via Route 41, or;
    -Approx. 20min (13.9km) northwestwards from Komaki-Higashi I.C. of the Chuo Expressway via routes 49, and 461.

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