Jul 31, 2016

Kiyohime Matsuri at Kumano-kodo, Nakahechi Town, Wakayama

Kiyohime Matsuri at Kumano-kodo, Nakahechi Town, Wakayama

30th July, 2016 | Nakahechi Town, Wakayama
An important national cultural asset built in 701, there are many stories related to this temple such as the sad, romantic tale "Anchin Kiyohime." Anchin is a traveling priest who betrays princess Kiyohime's love and runs away and hides under a large bell. Kiyohime is so angry that she turns into a huge snake, and burns Anchin, bell and all. "Kaminagahime" tells the story of the construction of Dojo-ji.   (*reference: Wakayama Prefecture)  














# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/160727nakaheci.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] ››  http://www.nakahechi.jp/













熊野古道清姫まつり(和歌山県中辺路町)

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