Kuki Chochin Matsuri "Tenno Sama" 久喜提燈祭り「天王様」 Saitama (July)
Kuki Chochin Matsuri “Tenno Sama” has a history of around 230 years. The matsuri is held every year from July 12th to 18th, regardless of the day of the week. The dashi (floats) are paraded around the town on July 12th and 18th. Each dashi presents two performances. In the daytime, the dashi are decorated with dolls and sculptures, and at night, they are adorned with around 500 lanterns.
JR Kuki station environs, Kuki City, Saitama
Approx. 20 min. to JR Kuki station from JR Omiya station.
Approx. 10 min. from the Kuki interchange on the Tohoku Expressway