UNESCO-Recognized Takayama Spring Festival Sees Floats Under Cherry Blossoms

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Visitors to the Takayama Spring Festival in Gifu Prefecture enjoy the view of floats and cherry blossoms on Monday.

A traditional spring festival recognized by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage was held in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, on Monday.

The Takayama Spring Festival started on Saturday.

On Sunday, the many visitors enjoyed colorful floats parading near the cherry blossoms.