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Kainan Hinameguri Festival in Kainan: Riot of shapes and colors

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Kainan Hinameguri Festival in Kainan: Riot of shapes and colors

Associated with the introduction of specific local manufacturing industries, Kainan City has turned Hina-matsuri Girl's Day into an exciting event to promote its land, attracting many visitors attending every year.

Vy Nguyen

Vy Nguyen

Published on 01 Mar, 12:00

When it comes to the Hina-matsuri festival, we often think about the ornamental home dolls representing the emperor and empress of Japan. But suppose you're a fan of cute Japanese stuff (like I am). In that case, you certainly won't want to miss the Kainan Hinameguri festival, a "giant" Hina-matsuri festival that creates a stir in the city of Kainan, which is usually quiet.

You'll have a journey through Kainan city's highlights such as the central station, carpentry workshops, and local craft shops to discover this city's unique and characteristic Hina dolls.

Kainan Hinameguri Festival is usually held from mid-February to mid-March every year. The appearance of the giant Hina Tower at Kainan Station is a sign that the festival has begun.
"Unique" giant Hina doll tower in Japan with a height of up to 8 meters!

The most exciting thing here is that dolls are also created from everyday items besides ordinary dolls, which makes me admire Japanese people for their ability to "transform" even more.