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Katsuyama DMO
Katsuyama, a town where you can meet dinosaurs

Katsuyama City is located in the northeastern part of Fukui Prefecture. The city is located on a river terrace formed along the flow of the Kuzuryu River, and is surrounded by commerce and industry, with the textile industry as the core industry, which has been a local industry since the Meiji era, as well as rural areas rich in water and greenery, where agriculture and forestry have been active since ancient times. It's a city. In spring, you can enjoy the Benten cherry blossoms in full bloom with the snow-capped mountains in the background, and spectators get excited as the relay teams compete at the Hashiryanko event, which has been designated as an intangible folk cultural property by the city. In the summer, the fireworks of Katsuyama Natsu Monogatari are beautifully displayed in the night sky. The Umaimon Festival is filled with smiling faces as people savor the nostalgic flavors unique to Katsuyama. It has been said that ``the only thing Katsuyama Minoichi doesn't have is horse horns.'' At the 2017 market, you can buy handmade products such as woodwork and folk crafts while enjoying conversation, and the market opens early in the morning. It is crowded with many people. There are also many other traditional events that remain in each district, such as festivals and dances. These have been established as places of people's lives and communication, and as a result of their passion, they have created a unique charm that can only be found in Katsuyama.

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