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Okazaki-City Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine Festival (Nomi Shinmeigu Taisai)

Date : 05/11/2019, 05/12/2019


  • Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine Festival (Nomi Shinmeigu Taisai)
  • Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine Festival (Nomi Shinmeigu Taisai)
  • Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine Festival (Nomi Shinmeigu Taisai)

A festival of rituals and floats

The Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine Festival is one of Okazaki-City's Three Great Festivals, with huge ritualistic events that maintained their format virtually unchanged since early-mid-Edo Period. The event culminates in the "Dashi Miya-iri" ritual, when the eight floats converge to the shrine, each with the countless decoration lanterns hanging about and all lit up at once, being pushed around the city in the direction of the main shrine.

EVENT OVERVIEW

Date : Annually on the 2nd weekend of May
(May 11 (Saturday) and 12 (Sunday), 2019)
Place : Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine and surrounding 11 towns.
Location : 〒444-0063
42-1 Motonomi-cho, Okazaki-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
(Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine)
Phone number : 0564-22-6706 (Nomi Shinmeigu Shrine)

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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    • 12min (1km) southeastwards walk from Kita-Okazaki Station of the Aichi Loop Line (board from Kozoji, Setoshi, Yakusa, Shin-Toyota, Naka-Okazaki, or Okazaki stations), or;
    • From Higashi-Okazaki Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line (board the train bound for Chiryu and Toyohashi from Meitetsu Nagoya Station), take the Meitetsu Bus bound for Okutono Jin-ya (奥殿陣屋行 Okutono Jin-ya Yuki) via Daijuji Temple (大樹寺経由 Daijuji Keiyu) (8min ride - 180 yen). Get off at Shinmeisha-mae (神明社前) and walk southwestwards 2min.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    • Approx. 10min (3.7km) northwestwards from Okazaki I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via routes 1, and 39, or;
    • Approx. 27min. (12.8km) southeastwards from Toyota-Minami I.C. of the Isewangan Expressway via routes 56, 26, and 39.

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