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Kyokusui no En

This is a festival for enjoying the composing of tanka, or short poems, and the reciting them through song by individuals. It is a ritual held every May dating back to sometime during the Heian period (794–1185).

Kyokusui no En

Sengoku Festival

This festival held in late August ever year is associated with memorial services for the generations of the Asakura clan feudal lords.


Mantoya (Lantern Festival)

This event is an illumination of the ruins by candlelight, and is held simultaneously with the Sengoku Festival.


Tea ceremony

Occasionally one can enjoy tea ceremony and archery at events. Tea ceremony and archery were popular activities during the Sengoku period.


The Recreation of Life in the Sengoku castle town

Skits are performed by townspeople and samurai.