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Special Seat for the Kasuga Wakamiya Onmatsuri Festival Ceremonies in Nara

お旅所祭 社伝神楽

Enjoy special seats for the Wakamiya Festival at Kasugataisha Shrine. Begun in 1136, this traditional festival has continued for 880 years! This year's festival is on December 16th.

  • お旅所祭 社伝神楽
  • お渡り式 梅白杖 祝御幣
  • お渡り式 御巫 一の鳥居
  • 暁祭
  • 暁祭
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • DAY1  
  • 21:50 Check-in at Kasugataisha Shrine 60th Shikinenzotai Tour Desk
  • 22:00 ~02:00 Senko no Gi and Akatsukisai
    暁祭 After midnight, all the lights are turned off the Wakamiya statue is moved to the Otabisho Provisional Shrine. After being settled into the Provisional Shrine the Akatsukisai starts with a congratulatory address and sacred Shinto music and dancing dedicated to the occasion.
  • Planned Route
    Kurumayadori -> Kanko no Gi ceremony from the Ninotorii gate -> Akatsukisai
  • DAY2  
  • 12:00 ~13:00 Owatarishiki Ceremony
  • 14:30 Otabishosai (Shinyu)
    お旅所祭 社伝神楽 The parade features groups in the traditional attire of a range of times, from the Edo era all the way back to the Heian era. See the traditions, clothing, and styles of Japanese history brought to life.
  • Tour ends at the parade site
    • Children ages 6 and over may join this tour.
    • If less than 5 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Hotel fees are not included in this activity's price.
    • There are no restroom facilities available during the tour. Please use the facilities in the parking area.
    • This tour will be held only in Japanese.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language Japanese
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