Introduction of The Festival

Tug-of-War Ritual Osaka City・Osaka Pref
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The ritual originated based on a Japanese myth about Susano-o-no-mikoto, the enshrined deity of the shrine, who killed the large snake Yamata-mo-orochi, thus eliminating people’s hardships.

Category
Competition
Location(s)
2-9-19 Motomachi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka City Namba Yasaka Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
The third Sunday in January
Contact
06-6641-1149
Access
Five minutes walk from Subway Namba Station
URL
Conservation Group
Namba Yasaka Jinja Tsunahiki Shinji Hozon Kai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city