SENDAI GREAT TUG-of WAR (Sendai Otsunahiki / 川内大綱引き)

SENDAI GREAT TUG-of WAR (Sendai Otsunahiki / 川内大綱引き)

About 3000 young men pull a huge rope which is 365m long and 5t weight. The gangs of people who block the pulling of the rope and the people pulling the rope fight. It is so vigorous that this event is called “Kenka zuna (Fight tug)”.
Warning: This can get really rough at the front of the rope.
Route 3 around the site will be temporarily closed to traffic for this event.

Start Sep. 22, 2013

19:00 ~

Genre

Traditional event

Address

Oshoji-cho, Satsuma-sendai city, Kagoshima prefecture

PlaceAlong Route 3, Oshoji-cho, Satsuma sendai city
Contact Sendai Otsunahiki Hozon-kai
TEL: 0996-21-1851
Webhttp://ootsuna.satsuma-sendai.jp/index.html
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