Hamamatsu Festival

Experience Hamamatsu’s Takoage-Gassen: A Battle of the Kites

In May, when spring is warming up and summer is around the corner, you’ll see many kites being flown in the air in the city of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka. The city is a flat plain with some mountainous and beach areas having strong winds ideal for a kite event popularly known as Takoage-Gassen. This is the…