Ogano Summer Festivals

Information for two Festivals in beautiful Ogano Town, in the Chichibu area, this summer, 2024. A Gion Festival in July and a Tanabata Festival in August. Both festivals attract locals, campers and bikers! Ogano town is particularly popular with bikers! Hence it is nicknamed the ‘biker’s town’ and they evenRead More →

Koshigaya Osawa Katori Shrine wind chimes

Information for Koshigaya’s largest summer festival and Katori Shrine, which is one of the most prominent shrines in Koshigaya City. There are actually several different Katori Shrines in Koshigaya. This one is in the Osawa area. Hence it is often referred to as Osawa Katori Shrine OR Kita Koshigaya KatoriRead More →