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Akiha Fire Festival

12/15, 16

  • Traditional Festivals

The Akiha Fire Festival takes place at Akiha Shrine and Shuyoji Temple. Akiha Shrine is particularly famous for its bow dance and sword dance, followed by a fire dance that involves twirling a flaming torch. A Goma ritual—large sticks that are set aflame and rise into the night sky with the flames—and fire-walking are ancient customs that take place at Shuyoji Temple attracting numerous visitors.

Details

Date & Time12/15, 16
21:30 – 0:00
LocationAkiha Shrine and Shuyoji Temple
Address841 Ryoke, Haruno-cho, Tenryu-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Access60 minutes from Shin-Tomei Expwy Hamamatsu-Hamakita IC by car
URLhttps://www.akihasanhongu.jp/himatsuri/
Inquiries053-983-0066
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