Introduction of The Festival

Morisato-no-agematsu Kyoto Pref

Agematsu means throwing up torches festival which is held in Morisato area of Nantan City. The event started as an annual festival of Atago Shrine. Lighted torches are thrown targeting a large umbrella attached to the top of a 20 meter high pole to be ignited.

Category
Fire festival
Location(s)
Miyamacho Morisato, Nantan City
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 24
Contact
Access
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Conservation Group
Morisato-ku
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