Ichinomiya City is famous for producing high-quality textiles, which have been used for world-leading brands. The Textile Thanksgiving - Ichinomiya Tanabata Star Festival is held every July in Masumida Shrine that enshrines the god of textiles and other areas, as the biggest event in the summer for local people. The main feature of the event is colorful Tanabata decorations along the streets. This festival is well known as one of the most gorgeous Tanabata events in Japan, attracting about one million visitors each time. Another pleasure of this event is to enjoy many stalls lined up on the street at night.
|Location||491-0859 Hommachi Shopping Street: 1-to 3-chome, Hommachi, Ichinomiya City Meitetsu Ichinomiya Station: 1-1-1 Shinsei, Ichinomiya City|
|Place||Various areas in the City (Main event venues)|
|Fee||Free of charge|
- ・Approx. 15-min. drive from Ichinomiya I.C. of the Meishin Expressway
・Approx. 10-min. drive from Ichinomiya-Kisogawa I.C. of the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
・Approx. 10-min. drive from Ichinomiya-Nishi I.C. of the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
- Public Transportation
- ・Get off at JR Owari-Ichinomiya Station or Meitetsu Ichinomiya Station (Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line).