Myoenji Mairi (妙円寺詣り)

With their bodies encased in armor, worriors parade in a line

Nakasatsuma Area Festival Local Performing Art and Traditional Event

This is a traditional event where they start from the Terukuni Shrine in Kaoshima City, and make the pilgramage to the Tokushikge Shrine about 20km away in Ijuin, Hioki City.
The warriors, with their bodies encased in armor and parading in a line through the Ijuin shopping street creates an exciting scene that creates an illusion of the times of old.
Traditional taiko drum dancing and local traditional performing arts, as well other events such as a band parade make for a whole day of fun.

Terukuni Shrine~Tokushige Shrine course (about 20km)
Starting point: Terukuni Shrine

* In the event of rain the parade will go on. Please bring your rain gear

Basic Information

Address 鹿児島県日置市
Telephone Number 099-248-9409(日置市商工観光課観光戦略係)
Business Days/ Hours Event Days
26 Oct 2019 (Sat) - 27 Oct 2019 (Sun)

Event Days
[Notes] annually on the forth weekend of October
Fee Participation ¥0
Venue Terukuni Shrine
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Website Visit Japanese Website
Notes 【Registration】starts at 7:00 am
【Starting ceremony】7:30AM
【Departure】8:00AM
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  • バリアフリー対応可
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  • ムスリムメニュー相談可
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