Seasonal information

The Doll's Festival in Oita

Jan 10, 2018

In Spring season, Oita, the festival "Doll's Festival" of the girl is carried out in each place.
Why don`t you go for a trip to feel and see Japanese culuture?

Hita "Tenryo Hita's Doll Festival"

Tenryo HITA was the most prosperous in Kyushu. And Hina doll was very special as well. The gorgeous hina doll which business magnates bought in Kyoto and Osaka which is displayed at historical houses and the museum in the city.
It is the place of origin of  public hina doll.

Schedule Thursday, February 15, 2018 - Saturday, March 31
Address   Tenryo
Hita museum (11-7, Mamedamachi, Hita-shi)

Usuki "Usuki Hina Meguri"

In the days of tempo reforms, the lord of the Usuki domain did not allow to give glory only to paper hina dolls for simple economy. A hina doll letting you feel the dignity that inherited the modest feeling in the present age at the time and "the Usuki hina doll" which in late years was born are displayed.

Schedule Friday, February 9, 2018 - Sunday, March 11
Address     Usuki city kanko koryu plaza, Usuki city old Shinko-temple, Okura of Kuge, Sara de Usuki


A hina doll of Kitsuki to call only by the name of traditional "Hiina" in OITA. I can come across various hina dolls including the thing which a clan doctor and a samurai family, a merchant's family possessed including Kitsuki feudal lord.

Schedule Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Sunday, March 11
The kitsuki city castle town whole area

Taketa city "OKAHAN JOKAMACHI Doll's Festival"

A hina doll and "TAKEHINA" inherited for a long time of Taketa original are old, and they are released all at once in the castle town whole area spreading out from the Edo era. As for a lot of things which are delicious in the compact castle town which is good to a town walk!

Schedule Friday, February 16, 2018 - Sunday, March 11
Address Taketa, Taketa-city area

Nakatsu City " The 20th Doll's Festival of castle town Nakatsu"

A variety of gifts conveyed to the castle town Nakatsu from the middle Edo such as gorgeous dolls and small dolls familiar to commoners are displayed.

Schedule : late February to early March
Locations  : Nakatsu castle town whole area

Reference :  Nakatsu Yabakei  Tourism Association 0979-64-6565

Hiji "castle town Hiji HINAMEGURI"

Including Ninomaru-Kan and Oga shoreline area, hina dolls is displayed at each site in the town. To be offered special lunch of this festival and the stamp rally also will be held.

schedule: From Saturday, February 24, 2018 to Sunday, March 11
Locations: Each site in Hiji Town