Hamakita Manyo Festival


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Hamakita is a place noted to be connected to the Man’yoshu, Japan’s oldest poetry anthology, compiled around the middle of the 8th century BC. The festival splendidly recreates the imagery from Man’yoshu and Tenpyo scrolls, named for the era they come from (729 – 749).


Date & TimeMid-October
Saturday 11:00 – 16:00 (Manyo Concert 16:30 – 18:30)
Sunday 10:00 – 15:00
LocationManyonomori Park
Address5051-1 Hirakuchi, Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Access- Take the train at Enshu Railway Shin-Hamamatsu Station to Komatsu or Hamakita Station for 20 minutes, then take a taxi for 10 minutes
- 20 minutes from Tomei Expwy Hamamatsu IC or Hamamatsu-nishi IC by car
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