for Politics, education, industry, and opening luck.
Ancestral Spirits of Chichibu
Brother of Showa Emperor
Chichibu Shrine is one of the oldest Shrine for Eastern Area, which started 878 a.c.e. Around middle age, one of the biggest samurai family Taira no yosibumi professed his faith of Samurai to all Eastern Samurai here. This faith was called Myomishinko and originally came from Babylonia story converted to Samurai Spirit. Current shrine pavilion was given by Shogun Ieyasu who is the first Shogun of Edo period. The main shrine pavilion is now one of the historical monument of Saitama Prefecture.
Chichibu Night Festival which held by Chichibu Shrine is the three most important cultural mountain festivals of Japan. Over 200 thousand visitor join this festival every year. The night festival is held at December 3.
Giving name for new born baby, birthday festival, and child festival.
Ridding one of bad luck, and other wishes.
New Year worship.
Amulet, Security Blanket, and Charm.
url: http://www.chichibu- jinja.or.jp/
Office Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Address: 1-3 Banbacho, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0041