Introduction of The Festival

Waka Matsuri Wakayama Pref

The festival is to ease the soul of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate known as Tosho-daigongen. It features a dancing parade through Wakanoura, which is famous for its scenic beauty, and Mikoshi-oroshi, which is the carrying of a portable shrine down the long slope.

Category
Portable shrine・Parade・Performing art・Dance
Location(s)
Kishutoshogu shrine and Kataonami area
Date(s) of Matsuri
The second Sunday in May
Contact
Access
Twenty minutes bus ride from JR Wakayama Station to Wakauraguchi bus stop, and five minutes walk from the bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Waka Matsuri Hozonkai
Note