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  • See & Do
  • Central Area

Kanuma City Local History Exhibition and Reference Room-Kanuma Yatai Carved Floats Show Room-

  • History
  • Culture

Kanuma's Carved Floats carry on the beauty of the Nikko Toshogu Shrine

The Local History Exhibition and Reference Room displays valuable artifacts related to the history and culture of Kanuma City, including the carved floats that are the pride of Kanuma City.
In the Carved Floats Exhibition Room, there are two carved floats on display which are used in the Kanuma Imamiya Shrine Festival Yatai Event. They are UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage and nationally designated Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property.

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Basic Information

Address 1956-2 Mutsumi-cho, Kanuma City (in Cultural Activities Exchange Center)
Telephone Number 0289-60-7890
Website https://www.city.kanuma.tochigi.jp/0313/info-0000002067-1.html
Business Hours 9:00-17:00
Days Closed for Business Mondays, days following public holidays,, year-end and New Year holidays
Price Free admission
DIRECTIONS By Train: About a 25 minute walk from Shin-Kanuma Station (Tobu-Nikko Line), about a 16 minute walk from Kanuma Station (JR Nikko Line)

By Bus: About 5 minutes by bus from JR Kanuma Station, about 10 minutes by bus from Shin-Kanuma Station on Tobu-Nikko Line

By Car: About 20 minutes from the Kanuma Interchange on the Tohoku Expressway
Map Code 132 225 862*26

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