Takayama Autumn Festival in Japan

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Hotei Float Karakuri doll Kaguratai Kyuhosya Kaguratai
Sennintai Hoteitai Homeitai Jimmatai Gyojintai
Kinpotai Wheels Attendant Altar Paper lantern

The Takayama Autumn Festival is the annual festival of Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine, the guardian deity of the northern half of old Takayama casle town. Once the autumn festival is over, Takayama hunkers down for the long, snowy winter.

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