Zoshigaya Kishimojin Oeshiki
Mando and Matoi walk around Ikebukuro station on the final day
Each year, Oeshiki Festival is held on 10/16-10/18 for the anniversary of Saint Nichiren’s death. It is a regional grand festival as annual event from the Edo period.
Many people walk around Zoshigaya town for 3 days for memorial service, beat the drums, the approach is very crowded with stalls and spectators.
It raised “Mando 万灯” with height of 3-4 meters decorated with weeping cherry tree that mimics in the Japanese paper, the parade until Kishimojin while beating the drums has been popular as a seasonal tradition of fantastic autumn.
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|Event Name||Zoshigaya Kishimojin Oeshiki|
|Dates||October 16, 2016 – October 18, 2016|
Local Mando walk around the town, and Worship at Kishimojin
Mando start from Seido Kishimojin at Mejirodai Bunkyo-ku 19:30, walk around Shinobazu Street – Mejiro Street, and arrive at Kishimojin about 20:00
Mando start from in front of Ikebukuro Station East Exit / Seibu Department Store 19:00, walk through Meiji Street – Mejiro Street, the first Mando arrive at Kishimojin 20:00
|Open Hours||Mando rite
Oct 17 19:30-
Oct 18 19:00-
|Address||3-15-20 Zoshigaya Toshima-ku, Tokyo|
|Contact||03-3971-4383 Houmyouji (9:00-18:00)|