Introduction of The Festival

Ashiu-no-matsuage Kyoto Pref

Agematsu means a festival of throwing up torches which is held in Ashiu 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 Ashiu, Nantan City
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 24
Contact
Access
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Conservation Group
Shiu-ku
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