Nov 6, 2012

Nov 18th~20th Ebisuko Festival!!!!!!


Event:Ebisuko Festival
Date:November 18, 2012 to November 20,2012
Place:Ebis Shrine(It takes around 20 mins walk from J-Hoppers Hiroshima)
Address:5-14 Ebisu-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, 730-0021, Japan
Ebisu Shrine’s autumn festival marks the arrival of winter in Hiroshima. Known among locals as Ebessan after the god of commerce, surrounding stores hold sales and buy  komazadare bamboo rakes adorned with gold coins and a treasure ship. You might here business owners complain that the whole thing is a racket, but you won’t see a shop, restaurant or bar in the area without one. A large keg with mouth wide open is placed in front of the shrine to receive offerings.
The festival usually pulls in around 300,000 people.
Usually on one day final day the main Chuo-dori road is closed to traffic for 3 hours between 7pm and 10pm and addition to all the stalls and activity arund Ebisu Shrine there are two stages set up, one at the Ebisu-dori intersection and another at the Shintenchi intersection where kagura dance and taiko drum performances are held.

in this weekend,it's gonna be so busy everywhere in Hiroshima.
If you are planing to visit Hiroshima during these date,Please make a reservation nowwww!!!


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