Introduction of The Festival

Momote-no-Shinji Tottori Pref
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Long-nosed goblins and lion dancers followed by shrine patrons and Shinto priests parade in the shrine. Then the Shinto priests shoot twelve arrows for the twelve months of the year. The arrows’ positions determine the prosperity prospects for each coming month.

Category
Protection from evil・Parade
Location(s)
Yakkami, Ketaka Cho, Tottori City Himeji Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
The fourth Sunday in April
Contact
Access
Five minutes bus ride from JR Hamamura Station to Himeji Kominkan Mae bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture.