Danjiri Festival in Kishiwada

In Sep.16th and 17th, Danjiri Festival will be held at Kishiwada.”Danjiri” is a special car used in the festival, and have many sculptures and decorations on it. In Danjiri Festival, about 500 people drag Danjiri and run across the city of Kishiwada.

When Danjiri comes to the corner, it will make a 90 degree turn with full speed. This turn is called “Yarimawashi”, and it’s very dangerous, but spectacular!

Kishiwada Danjiri Festival is held very near Kishiwada station of Nankai Railway. It’s only 15 minutes ride from Kansai Airport with Airport Express! Why don’t you visit Osaka’s traditional Kishiwada Danjiri festival?