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Kotoshironushi-jinja Shrine Mizukake Festival
(事代主神社 水かけ祭)

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Kotoshironushi-jinja Shrine Mizukake Festival

This is a ritual performed at Kotoshironushi-jinja Shrine in Awaji Island. It is said that the tradition began with the local shipbuilders, who dedicated Mikoshi (portable shrine) to Kotoshironushi-jinja Shrine in prayer for the prosperity of the region. Another name for the festival is 'the fighting festival'. As the Mikoshi passes by, people splash water to it. After the mikoshi completes its parade through the town, it is carried into the sea in prayer for an abundant catch.

Events Information

  • Awaji

Address

656-2331
170 Kariya, Awaji-shi, Hyogo

Contact Information

Reference Name

Iwaya Tourist Information Center

TEL

0799-72-3420

FAX

0799-72-3421

Website

Awaji Island Tourism Guide (External link)

Access

By Car

  • Approximately 10 minutes from Higashiura I.C.

Events Information

Events Information

The middle of September

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