Niibo Castle Lotus Festival

Celebrate 5,000 lotus flowers at the ruins of Niibo Castle!

Niibo Castle Lotus Festival is held at the Shimoniibo Community Centre when lotus flowers come into bloom in a moat at the ruins of Niibo Castle. Go straight, seeing Hiyoshi Shrine in Niibo on your right, and the moat unfolds before you. The festival is scheduled to feature local folk art such as Harigoma (spring foal dance), and stalls with food and other regional specialties.At the peak of the blooming season, lotus flowers will be lit up. Flowers and leaves of the lotus become available to buy from 5:00 in the morning on the 11th of August.

  • Harigoma (spring foal dance)
  • Noroma Puppet Theatre
Event site
Plaza in front of Shimoniibo Community Centre
177 Shimoniibo, Sado, Niigata 952-0114
Contact Information
+81-0259-27-5000(Sado Tourism Association Mano Tourist Information Office)
Transport Access
Ryotsu Port Approx 25 by car
Nearest bus stop
Shimoniibo(Minamisen (South Line)) 2 minutes on foot from bus stop

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