Jul/27 - 28 Kibune Festival at Manazuru town 

Sightseeing information about Jul/27 - 28 Kibune Festival at Manazuru town  in Japan.

Jul/27 - 28 Kibune Festival at Manazuru town (canceled)3.7

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 from 7/27 '20 to 7/28 '20


※Due to the coronavirus concerns, Kibune Festival has been canceled in 2020.

Kibune Festival at Manazuru Town, Kanagawa Prefecture is the Ship Festival which features 7 ships and registered as an important intangible folk cultural property of Japan. It was established in the middle of Heian period.
Every summer the citizen will held the event and ceremony to pray for a big catch and marine safety, also offering their gratitude for the divine blessing granted for them. Also, it is one of the three great ship festivals in Japan.

On the first day, the Shinto ritual ceremony is held in Kibune Shrine and the traditional dance is dedicated.
Then Mikoshi portable shrines depart from the Kibune Shrine and head to the shore where the ships are waiting. The portable shrines go aboard the ships and go to the other side of the bay. After landing, mikoshi portable shrines go to the sea! This is the must-see event.
On the second day, Mikoshi, festival cars, and people dressed in traditional costume parade throughout the town and return to Kibune Shrine.

July 28, 10:00 AM-
July 29, 8:30 AM-, Firework Display 19:30 PM-

Venue: Kibune Shrine, Manazuru Port
Access: Take a bus from Manazuru Station, and get off the Miyanomae stop.

*Please check the official website for the latest information.

PurposeFestivals,parade,spiritual places,beach,Traditional folk,night view,fireworks of Japan,shrine/temple,sightseeing,major
Airport/Sta.Manazuru sta. (about 1km) Google Transit


5.012 months ago

One of the four big festivals kibune matsuri .

4.0a year ago

Great place

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