Introduction of The Festival

Ikoma Jinja Fire Festival Nara pref

Ikoma-no-himatsuri

The festival is popularly known as a fire festival and features Mikoshi-no-togyo (carrying portable shrines), Kagura (Shinto music and dance) and Hitori (igniting the fire) dedicated to the Ikoma Jinja. At the climax of the festival, four big torches made of Japanese pampas grass are ignited.

Category
Fire festival・Portable shrine
Location(s)
Ichibucho, Ikoma City Ikoma Jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
Middle of October
Contact
Ikoma Jinja (0743-77-8001)
Access
Five minutes walk from Kintetsu Ichibu Station
URL
Conservation Group
Ikomataisha Himatsuri Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture