Introduction of The Festival

Sagicho Matsuri Shiga Pref

Omihachiman no Himatsuri

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Biwako Visitors Bureau

10 + Sagicho, beautiful floats are carried through the city by men disguised in women’s dresses and makeup. All floats gather in Himurehachimangu and are burnt out one after another at the climax of the festival.

Category
Fire festival・Parade
Location(s)
Omihachiman City Himure Hachiman-gu Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
Saturday and Sunday near March 14-15
Contact
Omihachiman Tourism Association (0748-32-7003)
Access
Five minutes walk from Osugi Cho bus stop, which can be reached from JR Omihachiman Station
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Selection of national intangible folk cultural assets that need measures such as making records