VISIT FUKUOKA

Men’s Festival at Mt. Hiko

The Men’s Festival at Mt. Hiko takes place in November every year and features the autumun leaves in Fukakura Nature Park, which is called the “secret parlor at Mt. Hiko” and is equipped with a roughly 1-kilometer walking trail. Many events take place on the day of the festival, including a tug of war game using a sacred straw rope, the dispersing of rice cakes, a bingo game, and a parade of a portable shrine!
There are also unique rocks on either side of Fukakura Canyon’s valley, one called the “Male Rock” (which sits between the mountains) and the other the “Female Rock”. The sight of these two rocks connected to each other with a sacred straw rope is quite scenic.

Address 824-0600 Fukakura Nature Park, Ochiai, Soeda Town, Tagawa County, Fukuoka
Contact Tel:0947-82-1236 
Soeda Town Operation Division Commerce, Industry, and Tourism Section
Parking Available
Access By train and bus – about a 20 minute ride by municipal bus from JR “Hikosan” Station on the Hita Hikosan Line
By car – about 60 minutes from the Haki Interchange off the Oita Expressway
Area Chikuho Area
Genre Fall Foliage (Flowers and Plants) Event (Festivals and Events)
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