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    Tankororin Lantern Festival


    8/6/2022 ~ 8/15/2022

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    Takororin Lantern Festival is a special summer event in the Asuke area, when cylindrical lanterns known as “tankororin” line the streets and set the historical Asuke Townscape aglow. Mini concerts take place at various spots along the street, including guitar, shamisen, and rakugo storytelling performances.

    About Tankororin

    Tankororin are cylindrical enclosed lanterns made from bamboo baskets and Japanese washi paper. Every year in August, tankororin line the streets of Asuke Townscape (about 1.5 km) and the light shining through the paper brightens up the dark streets, creating a romantic atmosphere on summer evenings.

    Basic Information




    Address 〒444-2424
    Shinmachi, Asuke-cho, Toyota City
    Fee Free
    Opening days / hours From sunset to 21:00
    Phone number 0565-62-1272 (Asuke Tourist Association)
    Parking lot Korankei Parking Lot 500 JPY/car670 parking spaces available
    Restroom Available
    Place All along Asuke Townscape (Important Preservation District of Historic Buildings)
    Holding time August 3rd (Saturday) to August 15th (Thursday), 2019
    Access by Public Transportation From Nagoya Station on the Meitetsu Line, transfer at Chiryu Station and alight at Toyotashi Station on the Meitetsu Toyota Line. Take the Meitetsu Bus Yanami Line bound for Asuke. Get off at Korankei (香嵐渓) and walk 3 min.
    Access by car Approx. 15 min. (10 km) from Chikaraishi Interchange on the Sanage Green Road.
    Approx. 20 min. (15 km) from Toyota-Kanpachi Interchange on the Tokai-Kanjo Expressway.

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