Introduction of The Festival

Kokokuji-no-toroyaki Wakayama Pref
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Kokokuji-no-toroyaki is one of the three biggest fire festivals in Japan with 700 years history. It features a 3 meter long big torch, weighing 300 kilograms.

Category
prayer for the dead・praying to Buddha・Fire festival
Location(s)
Monzen, Yura Cho, Wakayama Prefecture Kokoku-ji Temple
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 15
Contact
Access
Ten minutes walk from JR Kiiyura Station
URL
Conservation Group
Kokokuji Toroyaki Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture