Mount Takao Hiwatari Matsuri Festival


Mountain priests in special raiment walk over embers from the pieces of wood with prayers written on them. The blazing fire and courageous monks are truly a dramatic sight to see. The festival is held annually on the second Sunday in March.

Date: March 11 (Sun), 2012, from 13:00. (This event is held on the second Sunday in March every year.)
Venue: Open area in front of the Jidosha Kito-den Hall at Mount Takao Yakuo-in Temple
Access: 5 minutes on foot from Keio Line Takaosanguchi Station

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