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Oiran Dochu Courtesan Procession

Update:2017.02.11

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Spring
Culture, tradition
Cherry blossoms

This event got started when local volunteers started dressing up and parading for the people who would come to see the cherry blossoms blooming along the riverbanks. The courtesans, in their gorgeous outfits, are accompanied by around 70 attendants as they parade through Jizoudouhonchoudoori and along the cherry blossoms on the banks of the Ookouzu.

When: April 16, 2017 (Sun.)
Where: Bunsui-chiku, Tsubame-shi
(Jizoudouhonchoudoori; Ookouzu banks)
Access:
Jizoudouhonchoudoori
5 min. on foot from Bunsui Station on the JR Echigo Line.
Ookouzu banks
20 min. on foot from Bunsui Station on the JR Echigo Line.
There is a free shuttle bus from Bunsui Station that goes to the cherry blossoms on the banks.

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