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Hirakatajuku Kurawanka Goroku City (1)
Hirakatajuku Kurawanka Goroku City (1)

Sun, Oct 14

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Between Hirakata-shi Station and Hirakata-koen Station on the Keihan Main Line

Hirakatajuku Kurawanka Goroku City (1)

≪Unconfirmed≫ A handmade market held every month at Hirakata-juku, which prospered as the fifty-sixth post town of the Tokaido fifty-seventh station. As for opening of local attractive store and holding of fun event.

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Time & Location

Oct 14, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Between Hirakata-shi Station and Hirakata-koen Station on the Keihan Main Line, Japan, 19-14 Okahigashi-cho, Hirakata-shi, Osaka 573-0032

About the event

◆ Event introduction text

Since March 2007, "Hirakata-juku Kurawanka Goroku-ichi" has been held under the eaves of townhouses along the highway and in vacant lots. The name contains the desire to revive the bustle of Hirakata-juku, which was once the 56th post town on the Tokaido. At the beginning of the event, there were about 50 stores, but now about 200 stores gather every month through open recruitment (more than 1,000 stores registered), and handmade miscellaneous goods and accessories, as well as unique Kodawari products are lined up. Participatory events are held for men and women of all ages to entertain visitors every month. In addition, it was reported on numerous occasions in the media, and each time, the name recognition of "Kurawanka Goroku-ichi" improved. For this reason, in June 2015, we established the Hirakata-juku Kurawanka Goroku-ichi, a general corporate juridical person, with the aim of continuing activities to revitalize the Hirakata-juku area.

◆ Event overview

​ Name: Hirakata-juku Kurawanka Goroku City (abbreviation: Goroku City)

Organizer: Hirakata-juku Kurawanka Oroku City Executive Committee

【event date】

2nd Sunday of every month, held rain or shine (cancelled in stormy weather)

【Venue】

Between Hirakata-shi Station and Hirakata-koen Station on the Keihan Main Line

[Exclusive parking lot]

none

Public transportation recommended. Near coin parking

[Holding time] 10: 00-16: 00

[TEL] 080-1440-5611

[Number of stores] About 200 stores (depending on the time of the event)

[Number of visitors] About 8,000 people (depending on the time of the event)

[Entrance fee] Free

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