11-01-2022This is the annual festival of the shrine in Chichibu that collectively enshrines several gods in the area, and is counted as one of Japan's top three Hikiyama festivals together with Kyoto Gion festival and Hida Takayama festival. Two splendid kasaboko floats and 4 Yatai floats are pulled around town.
|Day||December 2, 3|
|Location||Chichibu Jinja (shrine)、Chichibu City urban area|
01-01-2016Enjoy river rafting through the rocks of Nagatoro, Chichibu, that has been designated as on of Japan's special natural monuments, for a tranquil, relaxing, and at times thrilling ride! Listen to the fun boatman's guide information as you river raft in Nagatoro, offering fun for everyone from young to old. The kotatsu (foot warmer) boat of the winter is really popular!
01-01-2016The Hodosan Jinja (shrine) where Yamatotakeru and the mountain dog legends remain, the Chichibu Jinja (shrine) of the Myoken faith famous for the Chichibu night festival and the Mitsumine Jinja (shrine) where gods are said to reside deep in the moutains, are together known as the "Three Shrines of Chichibu." Many people visit the shrines every year.
|Area||Chichibu City, Nagatoro Town|