Introduction of The Festival

Matsuo-dera no Hotoke-mai Kyoto Pref

Hotoke-mai in Matsuo-dera temple is a gorgeous dance. Dancers wear masks of Buddha, Dainichi Buddha and Buddha Amida and dance gracefully to Shinto music while beating drums hung on their chest.

Category
Dance
Location(s)
Maizuru City Matsunoo-dera Temple
Date(s) of Matsuri
May 8
Contact
Matsuodera (0773-62-2900)
Access
Twenty minutes taxi ride from JR Higashimaizuru Station
URL
Conservation Group
Matsuodera Hotokemai Hozonkai
Note
Important folk cultural assets designated by the National Government