Saijo sake festival is a sake festival held in Hiroshima prefecture in west Japan. Sake is Japan's traditional alcoholic drink. The sake festival is held yearly on the second Saturday and Sunday of October. Every year between 100,000 and 200,000 people attend the festival.
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During the festival the road from the railway station to Chuo Park is lined with food booths. The park is divided into two sections, east and west. The events on the east side include more food, stages with performers and is free. The west side, called Sake Square, requires an admission ticket which costs 1,800 yen. Here visitors can try any of over 900 different kinds of sake. On entry to this side, visitors receive a small saki cup they can refill as many times as they like.
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- "Saijo sake festival". InsideAsia Tours Ltd. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- Ciara Long (October 2012). "Saijo Sake Festival; A chance to sample over 900 sakes from around Japan". Japan Travel K.K., Tokyo Japan. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- "Sake Festival". Hiroshima Prefecture. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
- 日本の名酒辞典/講談社/26 November 2005