This impressive traditional event uses a 365 meter rope and 3000 people pulling from both ends
22 Sep 2018 (Sat)
The rope used in this event is braided for half a day by 1500 people starting on the morning of the event. The length of the rope is amazing 365 meters, and tips the scales upwards of 7 tons. come nightfall, when the event starts, shirtless men called 'hadaka' who wear a white 'sarashi' all start pulling at once. Including the 'oshigun', which is a group of men who penetrate the opposing team to throw them off, 3000 people fierce and physical in this heroic tug of war.
22 Sep 2018 (Sat) [Time] 7:00pm
About a 10 minute walk from the JR Sendai Station About a one hour drive from Kagoshima Chuo Station
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