The lanterns lit all through the town invite us into a fantastic world.
The highlight of this festival, which is held on 23rd and 24th of August every year, is the tower of approx. 25 meters high decorated with about 3,300 lanterns. When evening comes, close to 10,000 lanterns are lit throughout the town turning it into a world of fantastic illuminations.
Emukae Sentourou Festival Executive Committee(※This number is available only around the festival period)
By bus/ Approx. 1 hour by the bus bound for Hirado from Sasebo Ekimae Bus Terminal, get off at Emukae Bus Center.
By train/ Get off at "Emukae-shikamachi Station" on Matsuura Line, approx. 3 min. on foot.