Introduction of The Festival

Yasurai Matsuri Kyoto City・Kyoto Pref

Yasurai-bana

After a parade of parishioners holding Furyu-kasa (big umbrellas decorated with flowers), devils and children follow, dancing to the accompaniment of Japanese drums and gongs through the city. Yasurai-mai (Shinto dance with music) is performed in the precincts of the shrine.

Category
Parade・Dance
Location(s)
21 Murasakino Imamiyacho, Kita Ward, Kyoto City Imamiya Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
The second Sunday in April
Contact
Access
45 minutes bus ride from JR Kyoto Station to Funaokayama bus stop and seven minutes walk from the bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Yasurai-odori Hozondantairenngoukai
Note
Important folk cultural assets designated by the National Government