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Osaka Prefecture × October

Osaka-Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri

The Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri was founded around 300 years ago from the people’s wishes to have “a bountiful grain harvest.” Many years have passed since its inception, and today this festival also serves to strengthen the bonds between the local people. During this festival, people carry danjiri (decorative portable shrines) around town while letting out powerful cries. Another fun thing to look out for are the plenty of gourmet food stalls set up during the festival.

【Osaka】 “Expo'70 Commemorative Park” Info on Fall Foliage & Fall Events

“Expo'70 Commemorative Park” was built at the remaining site of the Japan World Exposition held back in 1970. In the site as large as nearly 260 ha, there live various trees and flowers, and also there are waterfalls and Japanese garden. In this article, we will talk about the “Japanese Garden” area with astonishing fall beauty and also tell you about fall events!