Introduction of The Festival

Karasu Sumo Kyoto City・Kyoto Pref

Karasu means crow and Sumo means Japanese wrestling. After the ceremony at the main building of the shrine, “Tone”, a Shinto priest, imitates a crow’s action including caws followed by sumo wrestling by kids.

Category
Competition
Location(s)
Kita Ward, Kyoto City Kamigamo-jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
September 8-9
Contact
Kamigamo-jinja (075-781-0011)
Access
Fifty minutes bus ride from JR Kyoto Station to Kamigamo-jinja-mae bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city