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Gamagori-City Miya Festival
(Miya Matsuri)

Date : 10/22/2022, 10/23/2022

  • Miya Festival (Miya Matsuri)
  • Miya Festival (Miya Matsuri)
  • Miya Festival (Miya Matsuri)

The 2022 Miya Festival will be held with reduced contents and without participation of general public.

An Epic Festival During Which Splendiferous Floats Plunge Into the Sea

Appointed Gamagori City Intangible Cultural Folk Heritage, this utterly famous festival is over three centuries old and every year brings tens of thousands of visitors to the picturesque Miya Onsen Resort Area of Gamagori-City.

Miya Festival (Miya Matsuri)

On a Saturday and Sunday at the end of October, four giant, beautiful floats called "yama" parade between Yatsurugi Shrine and Wakamiya Shrine in Gamagori City, vigorously pulled by a large crowd of men, called "ujiko." During the "Kaichu Togyo" which takes place along the way, onlookers are captivated by the sight of the splendiferous floats plunging into the sea and pressing on for 300 meters.


Date : --Not allowed for general public attendance --
October 22 (Saturday) and 23 (Sunday), 2022
Holding time : --Not allowed for general public attendance --
•October 22th (Sat) - 10:40 AM to 6:40 PM (Shigaku Eve Festival)
•October 23th (Sun) - 8:00 AM to 8:40 PM (Shinkosai Shrine Transfer Ritual)
Place : Yatsurugi Shrine
Location : 〒443-0021
139 Nanaho, Miya-cho, Gamagori-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
(address of Yatsurugi Shrine; venues also include locations in Miya Onsen Resort (Miya-Town), Miya Onsen Shores, and Wakamiya Shrine)
Fee : Free of charge
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0533-68-2526 (Gamagori City Tourism Association)
0533-68-4744 (Miya Onsen Tourism Association)

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
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  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Mikawa Miya Station of the JR Tokaido Main Line (board from either Nagoya Station or Toyohashi Station), take the temporary, free of charge shuttle bus operating during the festival (Yatsurugi Shrine: 3 min. southwards walk from Mikawa Miya Station).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    To the Miya Onsen Shores:
    •Approx. 25 min. (12.5km) southwards from Otowa-Gamagori I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via routes 73 (Orange Road), 247, and 23.
    •Approx. 35 min. (15.5km) southwestwards from Toyokawa I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via routes 31 and 23.

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