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Osaka Tenjin Matsuri


One of the most exciting summer events in Osaka is the Tenjin Matsuri that is held annually on July 24th and 25th.

This is one of the three major festivals in Japan, which has history of over 1,000years. It was originally a festival held by the Osaka Temmangu Shrine.

The festival is celebrated in various costumes parading through the town, more than 100 boats going up and down the river.

And a beautiful fireworks will be set off in the sky on July 25th (Wed) between 19:00-21:00.
You can see how a lot of people of Osaka cooperate to put together this big festival.

You can see how they are dancing on this link.

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