Hakata Gion Yamagasa Festival (博多祇園山笠）
One of the most exciting summer festival in Japan
There are two kinds of festival floats called Yamagasa.
One is Kazari-yamagasa with 15 meters high, a gorgeously decorated festival float which is decked with elaborate dolls and castles.
The other is Kakiyamakasa with 6 meters high, a simply decorated festival float which is made for carrying on the shoulders and used
in the Oiyama race.