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Nagoya-City Nobunaga's Victory Road "Battle of Okehazama" Reenactment Dramatics Event

Date : 06/10/2018


  • Nobunaga's Victory Road "Battle of Okehazama" Reenactment Dramatics Event

Experience the Dawn of Nobunaga!

On May 19th of 1560, the army of only about 2,000 soldiers of Oda Nobunaga defeated the 45,000-strong army of Imagawa Yoshimoto at the Battle of Okehazama, in a dramatic combat of the likes only rarely occurring in Japanese history, and on a day that became the turning point for the solidification of Nobunaga as utmost military power, and starting his ascent as Unifier of the Country.
Experience the authentic reenactment of the happenings on that fatidic day in history, starting with the "Marching Off from Kiyosu Castle", stopping for the "Victory Prayers at Atsuta Jingu Shrine", and concluding at the "Great Victory in Okehazama"!

Order of the Day

•Kiyosu Castle
"Marching Off from Kiyosu Castle"

Following the dramatic reenactment at the Japanese Garden at the base of Kiyosu Castle's Tenshu Tower at dawn, Oda Nobunaga mounts his ride and marches off for the battle. Also scheduled: photo shooting session at Otehashi Bridge and special admission for sightseeing of Kiyosu Castle.

•3:30 AM - Kiyosu Castle Gate Opening (guest must enter the premises until 4:00 AM)
•4:00 AM - Traffic at Otehashi Bridge (west of Kiyosu Castle) blocked.
•4:20 AM - "Marching Off" (Shutsujin) Reenactment Act start (move to the west side of Otehashi Bridge after the act)
•5:00 AM - Photo shooting session at Otehashi Bridge
•5:20 AM - Kiyosu Castle Tenshu Tower open to public (admission fee required)
*: A rare opportunity to see Kiyosu Castle during the early hours of the morning.
*: Special sales of Kiyosu-City's famous dish Tsuchida Pumpkin Curry (Tsuchida Kabocha Kare).

•Atsuta Jingu Shrine
"Victory Prayers at Atsuta Jingu Shrine"

Dramatic Reenactment Act of Kagura-dono Praying and Dancing Ritual, followed by keynote by the Atsuta Miyashuku-kai Society. Then, photo shoot session by the Nobunaga Wall.
Hero Nobunaga Costume Wearing and photo session with artistic group #HASHTAG.

•8:00 AM - Reenactment Ritual Kagura-dono
•8:10 AM - Atsuta Miyashuku-kai Keynote
•8:15 AM - Photo Shooting Session
•8:20 AM - Hero Nobunaga photo session with #HASHTAG

•Okehazama Battlefield Park
"Great Victory in Okehazama"

Samurai Parade from the park to the temple, then stage reenactment act and photo shooting sessions. Additional events provided by the concurrent event, Okehazama Battlefield Festival, held in the vicinity. Stage show with Nagoya Clear's and OSU☆U.

•12:00 PM - Oda Troops March (Battlefield Park to Chofukuji Temple)
•12:30 PM - Decisive Battle Reenactment Act (Chofukuji Temple Parking Lot)
•1:00 PM - Photo Shooting Session (Chofukuji Temple Parking Lot)

Concurrent Event: Okehazama Battlefield Festival - "Mantoe" Thousand Lanterns Event

EVENT OVERVIEW

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Date : June 10th (Sunday), 2018
Holding time : [Kiyosu Castle] 4:00 AM
[Atsuta Jingu Shrine] 8:00 AM
[Okehazama Battlefield Park] 12:00 PM
Place : Kiyosu Castle, Atsuta Jingu Shrine, Okehazama Battlefield Park
Location : [Kiyosu Castle]
〒452-0932
1-1 Shiroyashiki, Asahi, Kiyosu-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
[Atsuta Jingu Shrine]
〒456-8585
1-1-1 Jingu, Atsuta-Ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
[Okehazama Battlefield Park]
〒458-0913
3 Okehazama-Kita, Midori-Ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
*: Indication on the map points to Okehazama Battlefield Park.
Fee : Free of charge
Parking : [Kiyosu Castle]
Available (Kiyosu Park Parking Lot)
Parking Lot opens 3:00 AM, Castle opens 3:30 AM
[Atsuta Jingu Shrine]
Available (limited availability)

*: To Okehazama venue, going by subway and train may prove to be more efficient (take less time and cost less as parking facilities closest to the venue are scarce, paid and a considerable distance away).
[Okehazama Battlefield Park]
No parking facilities provided.
Phone number : 052-202-1143 (Nagoya Convention & Visitors Bureau)
*: Weekdays only 8:45 AM - 5:30 PM.

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.

ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    [Kiyosu Castle]
    •15min (1.2km) southwards walk from Kiyosu Station of the JR Tokaido Main Line (board from JR Nagoya Station), or;
    •12min (1km) northwards from Shin-Kiyosu Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line (board from Meitetsu Nagoya Station).

    [Atsuta Jingu Shrine]
    •3min westwards walk from Jingu-mae Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line, or;
    •5min southwards walk from Jingunishi Station of the subway Meijo Line, or;
    •10min southwards walk from Atsuta Station of the JR Tokaido Main Line.

    [Okehazama Battlefield Park]
    •From Arimatsu Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line (board from Meitetsu Nagoya Station), take the Nagoya City Bus (one of the following lines: Naruko 13 (鳴子13), Arimatsu 12 (有松12), Kosoku 1 (高速1), or Midori Junkai Circular (緑巡回)), get off at Makuyama and walk 1min (170m) southeastwards.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    [Kiyosu Castle]
    •Approx. 5min (1.9km) westwards from Kiyosu Exit of the Nagoya Expressway 6 Kiyosu Route (towards Route 302 to Tobishima, then left south bound at the intersection with Route 153), or;
    •Approx. 5min (1.7km) westwards from Kiyosu-Higashi Exit of the Nagoya Daini Kanjo (Mei-Nikan) Expressway (along Route 302 to Tobishima, then left south bound at the intersection with Route 153), or;
    •Approx. 10min (3.4km) northeastwards from Jimokuji-Kita Exit of the Nagoya Daini Kanjo (Mei-Nikan) Expressway via routes 128, and 127.

    [Atsuta Jingu Shrine]
    •Approx. 8min westwards from Horita Exit of the Nagoya Expressway, or;
    •Approx. 8min northwards from Yobitsugi Exit of the Nagoya Expressway.

    [Okehazama Battlefield Park]
    Approx. 10min (2km) southwards from Arimatsu Exit of the Nagoya Daini Kanjo (Mei-Nikan) Expressway.
    *: Using public transportation may prove to be more efficient (use less time and money as the parking facilities closest to the venue are scarce, paid and a considerable distance away).

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#Nobunaga's Victory Road "Battle of Okehazama" Reenactment Dramatics Event
#Marching Off
#Kiyosu Castle
#Victory Prayers
#Atsuta Jingu Shrine
#Great Victory
#Okehazama
##HASHTAG
#Nagoya Clear's
#Nagoya Omotenashi Busho-tai
#Okehazama-no-Tatakai
#OSU☆U

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