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Toka Ebisu Festival / Kyoto

Toka Ebisu Festival is held at the Kyoto Ebisu Shrine, located next to Kennin-ji. Women in traditional costume come to the shrine to hand out lucky bamboos.

Imamiya To-ka ebisu festival

Imamiya Ebisu-jinja Shrine in Osaka is known for “Ebessan”, the god of commerce.

It gathers more than a million “merchants” wishing for prosperous business.

Nishinomiya To-ka Ebisu Festival

Nishinomiya-jinja Shrine is the home of the god of commerce. The Toka Ebisu Festival is always a lively event with many visitors and merchants.

Yasaka Shrine Setsubun Festival

This Setsubun Festival is on at the one of Kyoto's most famous shrine, Yasaka-Jinja Shrine. Geisha will perform dance and bean-throwing ceremony.

The Setsubun Festival at Yoshida-Jinja

Yoshida-jinja, on the west slope of Yoshida-yama is one of the famous place for Setsubun festival. People gather to throw beans at performers dressed as "Oni".

Heian Jingu Shrine Setsubun Festival

At Heian Jingu Shrine, setsubun festivals is, to drive away those evil spirits and celebrate the new spring season. The impressive fire ritual takes place too.

Plum Festival at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Every year plum festival, at Kitano-Tenmangu is held on Feb 25th. One of the main events along with viewing plum blossoms is the special outdoor tea ceremony ".

Fujinomori Matsuri Festival

Fujinomori Matsuri Festival is held every year from MAY 1 to 5.During the festival, there are many food stalls, and portable shrines are carried.

Aoi Matsuri Festival

Aoi Matsuri Festival is the most important annual rituals for both Shimogamo Jinja shrine and Kamigamo Jinja shrine. A festival with a 1400 years of…