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Omiya-jinja Shrine Annual Grand Festival
Date : Annually on the 2nd weekend of October
  • Omiya-jinja Shrine Annual Grand Festival
(Origin, etc.) According to documents regarding the origin of the Omiya-jinja Shrine, Nyakuichioji of Kumano Sansha Daigongen was transferred from Shimoichinogo in Mt. Nachi of Kishu by Kikuhime, the daughter of Lord Fujiwara no Toshinari, who is said to have developed the land of Gamagori, in the name of her father on February 19th, 1185. Later, the Udono clan, who built the Kaminogo Castle, worshiped this shrine as a guardian deity of their birthplace, which indicates that the festival has been held since the old times.
(Festival events, etc.) Dedication of hand held fireworks, parade of boat-type floats, archery, children's Sumo, Kendo

Festival Overview


Date Annually on the 2nd weekend of October
Venue Miyanari-cho 6-4, Gamagori City
Phone number 0533-68-4724(Omiya-jinja Shrine Office)
Number of floats 6

Access / Map

Access / Map

Access by public transport Approx. 20 minutes' walk from JR Tokaido Main Line / Meitetsu Gamagori Line Gamagori Station.
Access by car Approx. 15 minutes by car from Tomei Expressway Otowa-Gamagori Exit.
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