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Mikoshi Matsuri in Kanto

Mikoshi is one of the unique feature of Matsuri. It is portable shrine which carried by people during the festival. "Wassyoi" and "Saiya" are their call-out. It's started at Nara over 1,000 years ago, and now it is very important for making great connection and relationship of all Japanese towns.

Hamaori matsuri

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Festival
  Matsuri
July

The Hamaori matsuri(濱降祭) on Nishihama beach in Chigasaki, kanagawa. Over 40 omikoshi from various Shinto shrines in the surrounding are are brought down to the beach in a special annual ritual. It is held in Day of Sea in July every year. Many people watch mikoshi or carry mikoshi to enjoy this festival.

Tourist Info.
There are many food stands, but almost no parking.
Recommend to visit by train.

Access
0. at Kozu Station
1. use JR Tokaido to Chigasaki (15 min.)
2. walk south to the Chigaskai Beach (20 min.)


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