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Toyokawa-City Toyokawa Inari Great Autumn Festival "Chinzasai" (Toyokawa Inari Shuki Taisai Chinzasai)

Date : 11/17/2018, 11/18/2018


  • Toyokawa Inari Great Autumn Festival "Chinzasai" (Toyokawa Inari Shuki Taisai Chinzasai)
  • Toyokawa Inari Great Autumn Festival "Chinzasai" (Toyokawa Inari Shuki Taisai Chinzasai)

The annual thanksgiving festival of famous Toyokawa Inari, with plenty to see and do. The first day is marked by intense prayer for safety of the country and abundant harvest, and the "Omikoshi" procession of transference that takes the Kami god to the temple.

In the second day, the procession of "Chigo" kindergarten kids wearing traditional ceremonial garments, with music and a great troupe accompanying the god making back to its original enshrined location. Then, great Ojochin giant lanterns are lifted and lit up, with additional lanterns lit up by the general populace present at the premises are hung on a large wheel that's afterwards lifted high the air by ropes. The sight of this wheel, the "Hanaguruma", is a fantastic one.
See also performances of Taishogoto (Nagoya Harp) and Taiko Japanese Drums. At the gate front shopping street, merchants display their goods at the Inari Rakuichi Street Market coinciding with the festival, featuring souvenirs, craft, gourmet delicacies and "Chindon-ya" Parading Clown Bands animating the venue.

EVENT OVERVIEW

Date : November 17th (Saturday) and 18th (Sunday), 2018
*: Cancels in case of rain.
Holding time : 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (both days)
Place : Toyokawa Inari (Toyokawa Kaku Myogonji Temple)
Location : 〒442-8538
1 Toyokawa-cho, Toyokawa-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Admission free of charge, some attractions paid. Temple services paid.
Parking : Available, paid (Toyokawa Inari Visitors Large Parking Lot (Sanpaisha Daichushajo))
Passenger cars 500 yen/day
Large vehicles 1,000 yen/day
Buses 1,000 yen/day
*: Parking availability limited, please use public transportation as best as possible.
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0533-85-2030 (Toyokawa Kaku Myogonji Temple (Toyokawa Inari))

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Nagoya Station:
    -Take the Tokaido Shinkansen bound for Tokyo with stop at Toyohashi, alight at Toyohashi Station and board the JR Iida Line, then alight at Toyokawa Station and walk 3min northwestwards, or;
    -Take the JR Tokaido Main Line bound for Toyohashi and Hamamatsu, alight at Toyohashi Station and board the JR Iida Line, then alight at Toyokawa Station and walk 3min northwestwards, or;
    -Take the Meitetsu Nagoya Line bound for Toyohashi, alight at Ko Station and board the Meitetsu Toyokawa Line, then alight at Toyokawa-Inari Station and walk 3min northwestwards.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 10min (3.5km) southwestwards from Toyokawa I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via routes 151, and 5.

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