Introduction of The Festival

Kumano Nachi Taisha Annual Festival Wakayama Pref

Nachi-no-Dengaku

An annual festival of Kumano Nachi Taisha shrine. A Shinto ritual to purge evil with a giant torch fire and welcome the 12 Ogi-Mikoshi.

Category
Fire festival・For a good harvest・Dance
Location(s)
Nachikatsuura Cho, Wakayama Prefecture Kumano Nachi Taisha
Date(s) of Matsuri
July 13-14
Contact
Access
Thirty minutes bus ride from JR Kiikatsuura Station to Jinja-otera-mae-cyushajo bus stop, and ten minutes walk from the bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Nachidengaku Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the National Government ・ Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO