Mitsukaido Gion Festival

Sightseeing information about Mitsukaido Gion Festival in Japan.

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 from 7/13 '19 to 7/14 '19


Jyoso city Mitsukaido is a small town located in the western part of Ibaraki prefecture with a population of 42,000 people, with Kinugawa River and the Kokaigawa River flowing in the center of the city, and once used to be a commercial city that prospered by water transport.
Mitsukaido Gion Festival is a regularly held festival held at Yasaka Shrine in the center of the city, held grandly for 2 days on Saturdays, Sundays, every year at mid-July every year.
In the festival, Ujiko (Shrine Parishner) of 11 town councils take turns being on duty, and the main shrine mikoshi is transferred by the duty town, patrol of each towns Dashi (festival car), transferring the kids' party mikoshi, the parade of the fellowship mikoshi, etc., for the population it is a very fancy popular festival.
Over 30 units march throughout the neighborhood, such as Mikoshi, Dashi, Shishi (lion), etc., in the center of Mitsukaido city area. The biggest attraction of the festival is "Tsukiawase (matching)" where the Mikoshi and Dashi gather in one place, and the highlights are at Mitsukaido Takaramachi Kitamura-Seifumae Intersection at last day 19:00~20:00.
At the Gion Festival, stalls appear and many people visit.

Date: July 13th, 2019 - July 14th, 2019
Venue Hachiman Shrine, Mitsukaido town center
Access · 3 minutes on foot from Mitsukaido Station
· 10 minutes by car from Jobando Yawara IC via National Road No.294
· 5 minutes by car from Kenohdo Jyoso IC via National Road No.294

Approximately 40,000 visitors (annual)

PurposeFestivals,easily accessible,parade,night view,nature,shrine/temple,sightseeing,let's hang out!
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5.0in the last week

こじんまりした神社でしたが お掃除してる方が居て とても綺麗にされていました
駐車場🅿️もそばにあり 良かったです🎵
御朱印 頂きました😊

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5.09 months ago

大晦日のことです、深夜の0時を待つように扉も開かれていました、多分大勢の参拝者でこのような光景を拝むことはできないでしょう、自分の自力では訪れることはできません、友達も精神的に参っている友達です、何とか騙して誘って連れ出しました、勿論自分の目的は知ってのことです、色々とお詣りさせて頂いて気持ちの変化にも答えが出てますね、沢山の神社も訪れてます、今日は行き当たり張ったりの御礼参りだからといって訪れた神社ですね、神様は神様どおし繋がりがあるんでしょうかね、これからも御礼参りが続くと思います、とても良い八幡神社です ありがとうございました