Tachi Neputa festival, Japan

Called tachi neputa, these gigantic floats rise to some 22 meters high and can weigh up to 17 tons. As the parade winds through the streets of Goshogawara City, everyone cheers "Yatte-mare, yatte-mare!"

Looks like fun.

Tachi Neputa festival, Japan

Called tachi neputa, these gigantic floats rise to some 22 meters high and can weigh up to 17 tons. As the parade winds through the streets of Goshogawara City, everyone cheers "Yatte-mare, yatte-mare!"

Looks like fun.

neputa festival goshogawara japan