Fukushima waraji matsuri

Fukushima Straw Sandal Festival- one of the six famous northeastern festivals. The sandal's length is 12m and weighs 2 tons! It's the largest straw sandal in all Japan.

DATE 2015.7.31 (Fri) - 8.1 (Sat)

From olden times people would wish to be a good walker. This festival's origin comes from a 300 year old tradition of Fukushima. You can enjoy the short summer of northeast Japan here.