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Nihonkai Kandara Festival にほんかいかんだらまつり
Enjoy Tsuruoka’s Signature Flavor of Winter
Dongara-jiru is a signature dish of Tsuruoka to enjoy the whole kandara, which put on plenty of fat by tossed by raging winter wave of Japan Sea, cut into chunks dressed with miso in a pan.
This is the event that welcomes 20,000 visitors every year and treat them with Dongara-jiru as much as they like.
On the day of the festival, there gather lots of open booths and hot white steam is rising from the big pan at each booth. Kandara dish is very popular; they say every bite of the dish makes them warmer from inside.
You can try different taste at different booth.
In addition, special product of Tsuruoka and winter taste assemble in full force and hold product exhibition of Niigata, Akita, Kitaibaraki at the same time more, and winter taste of neighbor prefecture gathers in a hall and can enjoy more.
  • Name Nihonkai Kandara Festival
  • Date Sunday, January 21, 2018
    ~ Sunday, January 21, 2018
  • Time 10:30 ~
  • Location 1, Honcho, Tsuruoka-shi (Ginza Street)
  • Contact information Ginza, Tsuruoka mall promotion association
  • Phone number 0235-22-2202
  • URL
  • Admission Dongara-jiru: 600 yen per cup (predetermined price)
  • Access From JR Tsuruoka Station of Uetsu Honsen: 10 min by bus bound for Yunohama Onsen to Shiyakusho-mae stop, then 5 min on foot
    From Tsuruoka Interchange of Yamagata Expressway: 10 min by car
    From Tsuruoka-Nishi Interchange of Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway: 15 min by car
  • Remarks Please use Tsuruoka-shi government office, Tsuruoka Park parking lot.
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[Last updated] December 25, 2017
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