Aug 25, 2019

Yoshida-no-Hi-Matsuri, or fire festival, of Fuji Sengen Shrine and Suwa Shrine, Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi Pref.

Yoshida-no-Hi-Matsuri, or fire festival, of Fuji Sengen Shrine and Suwa Shrine, Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi Pref.

26th - 27th August, 2019 | Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi Pref.
Yoshida-no-Hi-Matsuri, or fire festival, of Fuji Sengen Shrine and Suwa Shrine, Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, designated as one of the National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Assets, is held to mark the end of the Mt. Fuji climbing season. 
A parade of two mikoshi (portable shrine) starts from Sengen Shrine to the otabisho (portable shrine resting place), and then to Hi-matsuri, the main event of this festival in which about 80 giant torches placed along the National Road No. 139 (near Fujisan-eki Station) are set on fire, is held.   (*reference: Japan Times)   






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190826ysd.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  https://www.yamanashi-kankou.jp/...












吉田の火祭り(北口本宮冨士浅間神社と境内社諏訪神社)

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