Jul 26, 2015

July 29th Sumiyoshi-san Summer Festival

July 29th Sumiyoshi-san Summer Festival

Sumiyoshi-san, along with the Tokasan and Ebessan festivals,
is one of Hiroshima city’s big three annual shrine festivals that have long histories.
Sumiyoshi Shrines are dedicated to water gods and Sumiyoshi Shrine is located right next to the river in Sumiyoshi-cho on Route 2.

It’s a real local festival and the neighborhood streets are lined with the usual festival food and game stalls. Many people visit the shrine over the two days to pray for good health and good fortune.…

Date:July 29th
Place:Sumiyoshi shrine (it takes about 15 minutes walk from J-Hoppers Hiroshima)

You could see Kagura dance performance at the shrine!!

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