Introduction of The Festival

Katsuura Hachiman Shrine Autumn Festival Wakayama Pref

After the parade of portable shrines and other symbols of dieties around the town, Funatogyo (a ritual to place divine spirits on a boat) is held in the festival. It also features Kaidenma (wooden boat for racing), Mifuneuta (singing in the boat), and Shishimai (lion dance).

Category
lion dance・Portable shrine・Prayer for Prosperity・For a good catch・Dance
Location(s)
Katsuura Hachiman Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
A Sunday with favorable tide, around Respect for the Aged Day in September
Contact
Access
Ten minutes walk from JR Kiikatsuura Station
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Conservation Group
Katsuura Hachiman Shrine
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