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Name of Matsuri・Pref・Category Description Location(s)・Access Date(s)
Maizuru Daruma (Dharma) Matsuri [Kyoto Pref]
Parade
The festival started in 1948 to revitalize the city aft…
Maizuru City Shopping street in east district
JR Higashimaizuru Station
Beginning of November
Tayama Hana-odori [Kyoto Pref]
Dance・Rain making
Participants in the festival dance spectacularly with "…
Tayama, Minamiyamashiro Village, Kyoto Prefecture Suwa Shrine
60 minutes walk from JR Tsukigaseguchi Station
November 3
24_船寺神社獅子舞 Shishimai in Funadera Shrine [Hyogo Pref・Kobe City]
lion dance・Dance
Lion dances in the Funadera Shrine consist of four danc…
Nada Ward, Kobe City Funadera Shrine
Two minutes walk from Hanshin Oishi Station
November 2-3
Okubo Odori [Hyogo Pref]
Memorial service・Dance
Okubo Odori (dance) is said to have originated from the…
880 Ichisanjo, Minamiawaji City 
November 3
Sogawa Matsuri [Wakayama Pref]
lion dance・Portable shrine・Dance
Led by Hananobori (banner flag), Oni (devils), Wani (ga…
Sogawa, Hidakagawa Cho, Wakayama Prefecture, Sogawa Shrine
One hour bus ride from JR Kiigobo Station to Sogawa bus stop
Sixty minutes drive from Gobominami IC on Hanwa Expressway
November 3
Takagitenpojinja Autumn Festival [Wakayama Pref]
lion dance・Portable shrine
The festival features Shinto ritual dances of Shishi (K…
Takano, Minabe Cho, Wakayama Prefecture, Tenpojinja
Thirty minutes drive from JR Minabe Station
Fourth Sunday of October
Hayahachimanjinja Autumn Festival [Wakayama Pref]
Horseback archery・Portable shrine・Competition・Good harvest appreciation
The festival features Yabusame, a Shinto religious hors…
Nakahaya, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, Hayahachiman Shrine
Fifteen minutes drive from JR Haya Station
November 3
Kylin lion dance in Nonaka [Wakayama Pref]
lion dance
Nonaka-no-shishimai is said to be the lion dance first …
Nakahechicho Nonaka, Tanabe City, Chikanojinja, Tsugizakuraoji
To Tsugizakuraoji; sixty minutes bus ride from JR Kiitanabe Station to Nonaka-ipposugi bus stop
January 2-3, November 3
Shishimai in Ueno village [Wakayama Pref]
lion dance
Kylin lion dance dedicated to the Tomisato Kasuga Jinja…
Simokawashimo, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefeture, Kasuga Jinja
Seventy minutes bus ride from JR Kiitanabe Station to Tomisato-shisho-mae bus stop
November 3
Tsunami Matsuri [Wakayama Pref]
Memorial service・Water festival
In 1854 a tsunami struck Hiro village in Wakayama Prefe…
Hiromura Teibou (Hirogawa Town in Wakayama Prefecture)
Ten minutes taxi ride from JR Yuasa Station
November 5