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Toyoake-City Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)

Date : 10/20/2019


  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)

The Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi event, which can be translated as Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival, figures among a rare category of Japanese ritualistic festivals, and features young shrine parishioners dressed as a dragon (the Lion) and dancing atop a scaffold-like structure called Yagura, about twelve meters from the ground. The acrobatic choreography has breathtaking moments and is an exhilarating experience. This legendary festival boasts an history of over 400 years and is yet another unmissable event in Aichi.
Appointed as Intangible Folk Culture Heritage of Aichi Prefecture.

  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)
  • Owaki Lion's Ladder Festival (Owaki-no-Hashigo Jishi)

EVENT OVERVIEW

Date : October 20th (Sunday), 2019
*: May postpone to the next day depending on weather conditions.
Holding time : 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
*: Subject to changes depending on weather conditions.
Place : Owaki Shinmeisha Shrine
Location : 〒470-1161
5 Owaki, Sakae-cho, Toyoake-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Phone number : 0562-97-4535 (Owaki Hashigo-Jishi Preservation Association)

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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    20 min. walk from either Zengo Station (southwards), or Toyoake Station (westwards), both of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line (board from Meitetsu Nagoya Station).
    Or 7 min. taxi ride (about 1.5 km from either station).

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