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Gifu Nobunaga Festival

岐阜信長まつり(Gifu Nobunaga Matsuri)

Experience the Warring States period through this celebration of the achievements of Oda Nobunaga and Saito Dosan!

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Celebrating the achievements of Oda Nobunaga, this festival is symbolic of autumn in Gifu Prefecture!

Featuring locals dressed up as famous generals like Oda Nobunaga and Saito Dosan, Nobunaga’s cavalry unit that is made up of soldiers such as those in his matchlock gun battalion, marching bands and much more, downtown Gifu comes alive to celebrate its founding heroes once every October.
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Nobunaga's procession of cavalry.
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Large crowds assemble for the parade.
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One of the stars of Nobunaga's procession!
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Date The first Saturday of October and the following Sunday
Time 10:00am – 4:00pm
Venue Downtown Gifu City
Address / Map 〒500-8720
Downtown Gifu City, Gifu
Telephone Number 058-265-4141  (Gifu City Tourism Convention Division)
Directions 10 to 15-minute walk from JR Gifu Station or Meitetsu Gifu Station
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