History/ Culture

Daimyo Parade

A major event during the Hassaku Festival, held every year on September 1st, is the Daimyo Parade. T...

Kagura Dances

Kagura, literally “entertainment for the gods,” is a form of traditional dance tracing its history b...

Chatsubo Dochu

Chatsubo Dochu refers to the Edo period (1603–1867) custom of transporting Japan’s highest quality t...

Museum Tsuru

The Museum Tsuru was built in 1999 to introduce visitors to the history and culture of Tsuru. The pe...

Merchant’s Museum

This building is the former home and business of Nishina Gentaro. He was a prominent Tsuru merchant ...