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

26th - 27th August, 2014 | 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)   official website ››  https://www.yamanashi-kankou.jp/...

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