Jinkoshiki Festival at Dazaifu Tenmangu

START: Sep 20, 2020 END: Sep 25, 2020

Jinkoshiki is a Shinto festival to bring peace and prosperity and to give thanks for an abundant autumn harvest, held since 1101. It is also an Intangible Folk Cultural Property of Fukuoka. One of the festival highlights is the goshinyo in which participants clad in historical costumes parade slowly carrying mikoshi (portable shrines), to the former residence of enokisha (okudari no-gi), staying overnight and then returning to the main shrine (onobori no-gi). Don’t miss the Sentomyo on Sep. 25 to see the elegant dance of shrine maidens and the flickering lights of 1,000 candles.


Two days before the autumn equinox day
15:00 Jinkoshiki tai-sai (main shrine)

The day before the autumn equinox day
19:00 Shutsugyo-sai (main shrine)・Okudarino-gi
22:00 Arrive in Enokisya, Jomyoni hohei no-gi, Angukensen-sai

autumn equinox day
15:00 Yamatomai hono
16:00 Onobori no-gi, Gohatsuyo, Tenpai hiho
18:00 Okidono kensen-sai、Takeno hayashi・Yamatomai hono
18:30 Kangyo no-gi
19:00 Honden kangyo-sai (main shrine)

9/24 (Thu.)
19:00 Koshiki kensen-sai (main shrine)

9/25 (Fri.)
11:00 Rei-sai (main shrine)
20:00 Sentomyo, Miko kagura hono


• 9/20 (Sat.) ~ 9/25 (Fri.)
• Sentomyo: 9/25 20:00
• Free
• Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu, Fukuoka


Published: Sep 11, 2020 / Last Updated: Sep 11, 2020

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