Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine

Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine

Shinto shrine where is filled with atmosphere of Edo that is famous for "Fukagawa Hachiman Festival"

It is famous for the Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri, one of the three major Edo festivals. By main festival held once in three years, more than 50 great mikoshi gamachinakao mikoshi ream Godo ga line to parade around is broken. This sight also called "Mizukake Matsuri," (which means "festival of throwing water") as water is splashed vigorously over the carriers of the shrines. The Tatsumi Geisha Tekomai (portable shrine leading dance) and refined head constructors cheering and carrying heavy wood structures conjures up the atmosphere of the Edo period. Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine is the origin of Sumo wrestling held as a charity for temples or shrines. It has been closely associated with Sumo. The Yokozuna Rikishi monument and Ozeki Rikishi monument stand on the precincts.

Address 1-20-3, Tomioka, Koutou-ku
TEL 03-3642-1315
Access Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" Exit 1 3-minute walk
URL http://www.tomiokahachimangu.or.jp/

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