Mitsukaido Gion Festival

Sightseeing information about Mitsukaido Gion Festival in Japan.

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 from 7/14 '18 to 7/15 '18


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 July 16th.
At the Gion Festival, stalls appear and many people visit.

Date: July 14th, 2018 - July 15th, 2018
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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4.05 months ago

Um santuário bonito e com bastante significados! Vale a pena conhecer e admirar os detalhes da arquitetura! Próximo da prefeitura de Joso.

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