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Shingen-ko Festival


The festival featuring a procession of samurai warriors parading through Kofu city
The Shingen-ko Festival is the biggest festival in Yamanashi prefecture celebrating the legacy of Shingen Takeda, the renowned warrior of the region.
The highlight is a procession of Shingen, a corps of 30 knights in armour and 1,600 armoured warriors parading through the streets of Kofu city.
The procession has been awarded a Guinness World Record as the world’s largest samurai parade.
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