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Kitamae Ship's Journey
Ishikawa 加賀市 Komatsu Yamanaka Mikawa Kanazawa
Togi Monzen Wajima Nanao
Osaka
Hyogo
Tokushima
Kagawa
Okayama
Hiroshima
Yamaguchi
Fukuoka
Shimane
Tottori
Hyogo
Kyoto
Fukui
Ishikawa
Toyama
Niigata
Yamagata
Akita
Aomori
Hokkaido
Kelp Road and Meiji Restoration
Ataka
There were Kitamae Ship owners, such as Kometani Hanbei and Matsumura Iemon, and ship wholesalers such as Kinoshita Hakuji in Ataka. Many votive pictures of ships were dedicated to Atake Sumiyoshi Shrine. In the Atake Festival in September, Hikifune of the Kitamae Ship goes around the town.
Hikifune Festival
 
Hokkoku Bank Ataka Branch・Townhouse of Kometani (Kichijo-An)