fujinomori festival
When:
May 1, 2019 – May 5, 2019 all-day
2019-05-01T00:00:00+09:00
2019-05-06T00:00:00+09:00
Where:
Fujinomori Shrine

Fujinomori Matsuri Festival, 「藤森祭」 is held at Fujinomori Shrine every year from MAY 1 to MAY 5. During the festival, there are many food stalls in the precincts, and portable shrines are carried around the shrine. There are also Japanese drum performances, and a samurai parade.
The highlight of this festival is “kakeuma-shinji”, acrobatic horse-riding ritual. It has 1,200 years history and was originally a ritual to pray for the safe return from the battlefield and victory for the samurai.
You won’t miss the riders show their acrobatic skills on horseback.

 9:00 to 16:00 on MAY 5 Procession of four portable shrines and samurai parade through the towns.
13:00, and 15:00 “Kakeuma-shinji” in the shrine precincts.

Location : Fujinomori-jinja Shrine

Access : 5-ninute walk from Fujinomori station on the JR Nara line, or 7-minute walk from Sumizome station on the Keihan main line.

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