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Shingen-ko Festival

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In early April, the city of Kofu travels back in time to honor Takeda Shingen, the famous warlord of the Sengoku era. Replicas of Furinkazan, the representative flag of Lord Shingen, are seen all over the city. The highlight of the festival is the parade of the Takeda army, comprising of local citizens dressed in authentic costumes ofShingen's famous twenty-four knights and more than 1,500 warriors marching along with torches.

Access

  • Visible from around Takeda Shrine, Kofu Station, and other spots.

Inquiries

Yamanashi Prefecture Tourist Association

TEL: 055-231-2722

For more information, please visit

http://www.yamanashi-kankou.or.jp/shingen/