These displays attract Japanese and non-Japanese tourists alike, and there are often special workshops and events held over February and March.
Why not take a day trip to one of the locations in our guide?
In other words, “The Peach blossoms’ festival ”because it’s the seasonal festival in spring. Hiina means pretty or small things, so it is thought that Hiina playing was for the small dolls for little girls, not adults.
The theme of this year’s display is “Heian Dream” inviting you into a the Heian period with dolls acting out scenes from ‘The Tale of Genji’.
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Enjoy the first days of spring and the traditional dolls and decorations native to each area!
The above map shows each town’s tourist information center, most of which have maps to the local doll displays (these may not be near the information center). • 2/4 (Sat.) ~ 3/5 (Sun.) • Free • Venues: – Sankiro (3-6-8 Kiyotaki, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka) (Closed: Mon.) – Old Moji Customs (1-24 Higashiminatomachi, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka) – Old Moji Mitsui Club (7-1 Minatomachi, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka) – Old JR Kyushu Headquarters Building (1-6-2 Nishikaigan, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka) – Sakae-machi Gintengai (Sakae-machi, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka) – Kanmon Strait Museum (1-3-3 Nishikaigan, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka) and more • 093-332-0106 (Mojiko Retro Club) • arranged around a miniature festival scene)!