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

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, now moved to November.

  • Tradition & History
  • Life & Culture
  • Autumn

Basic Information


Formerly in October, now moved to the first Saturday of November and the following Sunday


10:00am – 4:00pm


Downtown Gifu City


Downtown Gifu City, Gifu 500-8720


10 to 15-minute walk from JR Gifu Station or Meitetsu Gifu Station

Telephone Number 058-265-4141
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