Introduction of The Festival

Takahama Seven-Year Festival Fukui Pref

This is the biggest summer festival in the Wakasa area and has been held at Sakichi Shrine in Takahama Town since the Momoyama era (1582-1598 A.D.). It features three traditional portable shrines, three types of Tachifuri (swinging of the sword), and decorated floats.

Category
Portable shrine
Location(s)
Takahama, Oi District, Fukui Prefecture Sakichi Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
End of June in every seven years
Contact
Access
Five minutes walk from JR Wakasatakahama Station
URL
Conservation Group
Sakichijinja Ujiko Sodaikai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture