National Fireworks Display (Beside the Nagara River, Gifu) | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Gifu-Hashima Station 

[National Fireworks Display (Beside the Nagara River, Gifu)]

Various fireworks compete to add color to the Nagara River in summer

A grand fireworks festival held based on a different theme every year. Once the fireworks festival starts with the wide starmines, various types of fireworks are let off one after another and colorfully light up the night sky. The impressive fireworks, which include the approx. 300 meter-long Niagara, which runs across the Nagara River; quick shots of 3- and 4-go-sized fireworks; and the climax of starmines let off in succession at the end of the festival, are full of spectacular impact. There are no paid spectator seats, and visitors can see the fireworks from wherever they want. Popular spots to view the fireworks from include the area under the river dike on the right side of Nagara River from Nagaragawa Park to Gifu Miyako Hotel, the Gifu Memorial Center, and Gifu Castle among others.
Posted photos The 71st National Fireworks Display (2016) colorfully lit up the sky and fascinated the spectators / Photo credit: Gifu Shimbun
 
Date ● 72nd National Fireworks Display to commemorate 450 years since Nobunaga Oda entered and named Gifu Castle
August 5th, 2017
Time 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
 
Location Beside Nagara River, Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture (Between Nagara Bridge and Kinka Bridge)
Phone Hello Dial exclusively for the National Fireworks Display
+81-50-5548-8686 (Japanese only)
Access Walk for approx. 2 minutes from "Gifu-Hashima Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen to Meitetsu "Shin-Hashima Station". Take the Meitetsu Hashima Line / Takehana Line for approx. 30 minutes, alight at "Meitetsu Gifu Station". Take the event bus for approx. 20 minutes, alight at the "event bus stop", and walk for approx. 30 minutes (to Nagaragawa Park) / walk for approx. 10 minutes to Kinka Bridge.
* The journey times for the event bus and walking times are the regular times. * Please allow plenty of time if possible because it will be very crowded on the day.
URL Gifu Shimbun Website
http://www.gifu-np.co.jp/
* No postponement for normal rain. Postponed to August 26th in the case of heavy weather or rising water level.
* Depending on the weather and natural conditions etc., it may not be possible to see views like the ones in the photos / article.
* Please check the website for details.
* The "National Fireworks Display" is scheduled to be held on the first Saturday of August every year.

updated on Sep 29, 2017

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