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Northern Satsuma Peninsula

Myoenji Mairi

With their bodies encased in armor, worriors parade in a line
妙円寺詣り
Date:
26 Oct 2019 (Sat) - 27 Oct 2019 (Sun)  annually on the forth weekend of October
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

Event Days 26 Oct 2019 (Sat) - 27 Oct 2019 (Sun)       [Notes] annually on the forth weekend of October
Price
  • Participation ¥0
Telephone Number099-248-7380  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Address鹿児島県日置市伊集院町徳重1786
Venue Terukuni Shrine
Registration starts at 7:00 am
Starting ceremony 7:30 am
Departure 8:00 am
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