Nihonmatsu no Chochin Matsuri 二本松の提灯祭り Fukushima (Oct.)
In the Nihonmatsu no Chochin Matsuri, drum stand floats from each town are decorated with red lanterns which are lit by a flame from Nihonmatsu Shrine. The seven floats, which are decorated with over 300 lanterns, glow red against the night sky as they are boldly paraded around the city to the shouts of the high-spirited youths and accompanying music.
Nihonmatsu Jinja and through Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima
Get off at Nihommatsu station on the JR Tohoku Main line. Approx. 10 min. walk.
Approx. 10 min. from the Nihonmatsu interchange of the Tohoku Expressway, driving through the town.