Hakata Old Town Light-up Walk

“Hakata Old Town Light-up Walk”, the light up of the shrines and temples of Hakata area is held from the end of October to the beginning of November.
In 2018, it was held for 5 days from October 31 to November 4.
The concept of this year was “Hakata-Ori”. It is the traditional craft of the textile for Kimono. It has been 777 years since its fablication was started.
Illumination was created by lighting designers Miki Matsushita, based in Fukuoka, and twenty local lighting companies. The exhibitions by the team of designers from five countries and local students were also displayed.
The shrines and temples are illuminated by beautiful lights and you will be attracted by the night walk aound Hakata area.
It is a perfect season for walking in the night as well.

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