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Shitara-Town Sanzoro Festival

Date : 11/11/2023

  • Sanzoro Festival

An entertaining traditional dance

The Sanzoro Festival is held annually on the second Saturday of November. The festival is a unique one with the mythical seven gods of fortune soaking bamboo grass in hot water and sprinkling the water on worshippers, and a trivet is set in the middle of the event area around which the gods dance. Although there is no discernible pattern in the gods' dance, the customary stopping for questioning by a senior priest and gods' answering is an always-present feature.

  • Sanzoro Festival
  • Sanzoro Festival
  • Sanzoro Festival


Date : Sat, Nov 11, 2023
Holding time : 2:00 pm–9:00 pm
• Religious rites / Children's parade: 2:00 pm
• Dance of the seven gods of fortune, etc.: 7:00 pm
Place : Mitsuhashi area and Tsushima Jinja Shrine
Location : 〒441-2223
2 Uchigaitsu, Mitsuhashi, Shitara-cho, Kita-Shitara-gun, Aichi
Phone number : 0536-62-1000 (Shitara Town Tourism Association)

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  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Toyohashi Station, take the JR Iida Line and get off at Hon-Nagashino Station. Take a taxi for approx. 25 min.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 35 min. (22 km) north from Shinshiro Interchange on the Shin-Tomei Expressway via Routes 151, 257, and 420.

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