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Yatsuo Hikiyama Exhibition

Yatsuo Hikiyama Exhibition

History and Outline

Opened in 1984. Yatsuo Hikiyama Exhibition displays float (“hikiyama”), a tangible ethnocultural asset designated by Toyama Prefecture. Its purpose is to preserve and make use of float, a traditional asset with trying to attract tourists.

Project

Collection and Exhibition

Displays three gorgeous floats (“hikiyama”) which have over 250 years of history and contains the essence of Etchu arts and crafts. Also, an exhibition room modeled on Kuranami Street features many fine works of Hayashi Akiji, a talented haiku poet and a woodblock artist who loved his hometown Yatsuo and printed the heart and scenery of the Etchu Owara.

Address
2898-1, Kamishin-machi, Yatsuo-machi, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken 939-2342 Japan
Telephone
+81 76-454-5138
Open
9:00am–5:00pm (no entry is permitted after 4:30pm)
Closed
the year-end and New Year
Parking
Parking provided
Access
Get off at JR Etchu-Yatsuo Station on the JR Takayama Line, take the Yatsuo Machi-meguri (town circulating) bus, get off at Hikiyama-exhibition-mae bus stop, and walk 1 minute.
15 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Toyama-nishi I.C.
36.576071,137.130671
Highlight
Displays floats which use in Etchu Yatsuo Hikiyama Festival on May 3 of every year, and it shows the prosperity and spirit of the people in Yatsuo Town. In the adjoining hall, holds Owara dance show titled “Kaze-no-Bon stage” on the 2nd and 4th Saturday every month.
URL
http://www.yatsuo.net/kankou/KAIKAN/