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Peach Festival in Koga

2014/03/10

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“The peach festival” started in 1976 is one of the festivals on behalf of Furukawa.

It is said to be an opening that Toshikatsu Doi who was the Koga lord of a castle

let a farmer bring up a peach in early period of Edo era.

It becomes the firewood becoming the fuel short within borders and is fast-growing, and this is because fruit becomes the food.

The trees of peach of approximately 2,000 stand now in a park.

Yaguchi, Genpei, Kiku-momo, Jusei-to, Kanpaku, five kinds of peach blossom in total are in full glory

and right hark back to Shangri-la.

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Most of the flower peaches in the park are Yaguchi. Kurokawa Yaguchi blooms among them.

It is Genpei towards the northwest in the park.

It is Kiku-momo and Kanpaku towards the north in the park.

It is Jusei-to in the east one in the park.

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On Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during a peach Festival holding period, there is hot-air balloon experience-based boarding.

Tie up a balloon with a rope; go to an altitude of 20-30 meters above the ground!

The scenery looking at a flower peach in full glory from the ground is great too.

※It is called off in a strong wind, the rainy day.

The rate is adult (more than a junior high student) 1,000 yen, child (primary schoolchild) 500 yen.

They accept you on that day in the field.

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Traditional arts, Dance performance, outdoor tea house, outdoor concert,

the spot sale society of the local products are held during a festival.

Momo-musume (Young girls) does the hall guidance too.

So, these events are full of many guests every year.

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Location

  • Koga Sogo Koen (comprehensive park)

Address

399-1 Konosu Koga-shi Ibaraki-ken 306-0041

Open

2014 March 20th ,Thursday – April 6th, Sunday

9:00 – 17:00

Inquiry

Koga-shi tourism association
TEL 0280-91-1811 , FAX 0280-92-8806 ,

Access

【Car】20 min. from Tatebayashi IC of Tohoku Expressway
【Train】Koga Staion of JR Utsunomiya line and take taxi

URL

http://www.kogakanko.jp/