[the end] rikokumeishiki of yokokokisei

Yokozuna sumo wrestler monument

Yokozuna sumo wrestler monument

In the Edo era, sumo was tame with many people and was got close.
It is Edo in (1684) in 1684, and it is held 2 places in spring, winter admission charged sumo show performance of the Shogunate official recognition for the first time, and holding place at that time and one that it was are said to be Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine.
Therefore Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine is also called "Edo The origin of Kanjin Sumo", and "Yokozuna sumo wrestler monument" which Kyugoro Jinmaku made-based monument is installed in the precincts of Shinto shrine.
When the name of successive yokozunas is carved with, and new yokozuna is born, association of sumo observer "kokumeishiki" is performed, and sumo wrestler's ceremonial entrance into the ring of new yokozuna is dedicated to "Yokozuna sumo wrestler monument".

kokumeishiki of the 72nd yokozuna Kisenosato Seki is held.
It is usually opportunity when we cannot see very much. How about feeling Japanese traditions?

rikokumeishiki of yokokokisei

Date

Friday, June 9, 2017
10:20 - sansusumi
10:30 - kokumeihotsugesai
11:00 - kokumeishiki
Around 11:30 - dedication sumo wrestler's ceremonial entrance into the ring
※We may be changed at time.

Place

Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine (1-20-3, Tomioka, Koutou-ku)

Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine

Period Friday, June 9, 2017
Holding time 10:20 - sansusumi
10:30 - kokumeihotsugesai
11:00 - kokumeishiki
Around 11:30 - dedication sumo wrestler's ceremonial entrance into the ring
※We may be changed at time.
Holding place Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine (1-20-3, Tomioka, Koutou-ku)
Access Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" Exit 1 3-minute walk
The Toei Oedo Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" fifth, Exit 6 6-minute walk
Reference Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine TEL: 03-3642-1315
URL concerned http://www.tomiokahachimangu.or.jp/ (website of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine)
Remarks Please note that it is in saiko during main shrine coating spare construction period.
We can visit member of veneration society at the precincts designated place.
In addition, please note that limit is in visit place.
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