Best Carp Streamer Festivals(Koinobori) In Asia

Here're best Carp Streamer Festivals(Koinobori) in Asia. We released a ranking of reviews about Carp Streamer Festivals(Koinobori) posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Asia.

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Oboke Gorge

5 Review

Oboke George is famous for the great beauty of nature. And about 160 carp streamers (Koi-nobori) swim gently above the Yoshino River in every spring. You can see them from the pleasure boat.◎Carp streamers decoration: from the end of March to the end of May. You can see carp streamers and ride the pleasure boat at 'Oboke-kyo Man'naka'.

Address:1520 Nishi Yamashiro-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima

Access:By car, 30 min from Otoyo IC, 35 min from Ikeda IC, 50 min from Kawanoe IC. 25 min walk from Oboke Station.


The cherry blossom trees planted and taken care by people living here. And carp streamers (Koinobori). A lot of civic pride here made me filled up with warm feelings. ◎By car, 15 min from Ono IC of Ban'etsu Speedway. Parkin area is available for 500 yen. Or, 5 min walk from JR Natsui Station.

Address:Minamitawarai Natsui Onomachi, Tamura-gun, Fukushima

Access:15 min by car from Ono IC. 5 min walk from Natsui River


A great suspension bridge, and lots of carp streamers (Koi-nobori) in the fresh green valley. The Koi-nobori swimming in the spring breeze is beautiful and impressive, and I'm surprised and say 'wow!' instinctively.◎Ryujin Valley Koi-nobori Festival in 2018: 4/28-5/13, around the Ryujin Suspension Bridge

Address:2133-6 Kegano-cho, Hitachiota-shi, Ibaraki

Access:Bus: 40min from JR Hitachiota Station, get off at 'Ryujin Oh Tsuribashi'. Car: 50min from Naka IC.




Carp Streamer Festival (Koi-nobori Matsuri) in Tsuetate Onsen town has a long history more than 30 years. About 3500 carp streamers decorated as long as 2 kilometers are swimming impressively in the stream of the sky! You can enjoy taking hot spring, eating a specialty Tsuetate Pudding, and seeing the streamers together!◎Carp Streamer Festival (Koi-nobori Matsuri) in 2018: 4/1-5/6 Illumination event: 19:00-22:00 Free parking area is available for 200 cars

Address:Tsuetate Shimojo Oguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

Access:By bus, 45 min from Hita Station to Tsuetate Onsen, then walk 3 min. Or 40 min by car from Hita IC of Oita Speedway.


At Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, about 4000-5000 carp streamers are raised at four places in the city! The main palace Tsuru'uda River, there're amazing 4000 carp streamers swimming in the sly! This festival from 3/25 to 5/6.◎At Tsuru'uda River (in front of the city hall), the carp streamers are lit up from 18:00-22:00. Access: 20min walk from Tobu Tatebayashi Station, or take bus from Tatebayashi Station.

Address:Shiromachi, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma

Access:10min by car from Tatebayashi IC. 20min walk from Tobu Tatebayashi Station.


This festival has been held since 1981, and about 800 carp swim gently in the sky above the village of clear stream. It's nice for you to take pictures in early morning though, you can also enjoy various events such as rafting and bungee trampoline!◎The town is spelled '神流' and named Kan'na. Parking area is available at the riverside. Or, you can use a bus bound for Kan'na Town from JR Shinmachi Station of Takasaki Line.

Address:Mamba Kan'na-machi, Tano-gun, Gunma

Access:By car, 50 min from Honjokodama IC, 50 min from Fujioka IC. Parking area is available. By bus, 75 min from JR Shinmachi Station to Mamba, then walk 1 min.

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