Gero has a number of historical festivals such as an energetic
Ryujin fire festival in summer and a traditional, elegant Hanagasa festival
|Every year,from August 1 to 3, the
whole town enjoys a series of festivals: the Ryujin fire festival
on the 1st, Geiko Mikoshi on the 2nd, Gero Odori on the 2nd and
3rd, and a fireworks display on the 3rd.
|This is a Shinto ritual performed
at Morihachiman Shrine in February 14, and dancers wearing hats
aborned with flowers dance around carrying rice cakes on their shoulders
|Every year the morning market is open
for business from the 19th of March until the 30th of November,
from 8 am till noon everyday. You can enjoy shopping the local farm
products and Local Hida foods such as Ho-ba sushi, spit-roasted
Hida beef and, of course, tasty sake. You might be content to just
talk with local people.
Location: In front of the Gassho Village.
Duration: March 19- November 30
Open: 8 am- 12