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Yasaka Shrine : starting point of Ogionsa Festival @Kagoshima, Japan

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Yasaka Shrine is famous as the 1st shrine which holds Rokugatsudo Festival of the year.

What is Rokugatsudo Festival?

Many shrines at Kagoshima and some parts of Miyazaki Prefecture hold Rokugatsudo Festival in July.

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During Edo period, Shimadzu Mitsuhisa, ruler of Satsuma Domain, contributed a lantern to a temple at Kagoshima City.

General people followed this custom and started to donate lanterns to local temples. This is said to be the origin of Rokugatsudo.

 

Entrance

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Parking lot

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Gods and Benefits

Yasaka Shrine worships Susanoo and Kushinadahime.

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Good Luck Fortunes

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Festival

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Shrine Seal

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Small Shrine of Yasaka Shrine.

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Festival Scenery

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金魚すくい

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石橋記念公園

 

Movie

I took the video of the festival to tell you the atmosphere of the festival.

Information

Access

  • Car…15 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station.
  • Bus…Get off Kagoshima City View at Ishibashi Kinen Park and walk 100 meter toward west.

Address

Shimizucho 26-1, Kagoshima City, Japan

Telephone

099-247-1464

Map

Center map
Get Directions

 

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Ogionsa Festival

This is the annual festival of Yasaka Shrine.

Visit Kagoshima 5 Shrines

Kagoshima’s feudal loar Shimadzu clan have worshipped and visited 5 shrines.

 

Schedule of Kagoshima Rokugatsudo Festivals

In summer, many shrines hold “Rokugatsudo Festival” in Kagoshima Prefecture!

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