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Ikegami Honmonji Temple – Oeshiki Festival

Ikegami Honmonji Temple - Oeshiki Festival

“Mando” © Tokyo Convention&Visitors Bureau

Oeshiki festival that hold on the anniversary of Saint Nichiren’s death

“Oeshiki Festival” of Ikegami Honmonji Temple, which is held on the anniversary of Saint Nichiren’s death.
“Oeshiki Festival” is held at Nichiren temples throughout the country, but the festival to be held at Ikegami Honmonji Temple where Saint Nichiren passed away is the most prestigious.

Ikegami Honmonji Temple - Oeshiki Festival

“Matoi” © Tokyo Convention&Visitors Bureau

The highlight is the “Mando rite”. People in the costumes of the firemen in the Edo era have “Matoi”, and they dance energetically according to the sound of drums and flutes.
Led by them, more than one hundred “Mando” decorated with paper cherry blossoms walk through 2 kilometers from Ikegami station area to the temple.

Details

Event Name Ikegami Honmonji Temple – Oeshiki Festival
Venue Ikegami Honmonji Temple
Dates October 11, 2017 – October 13, 2017
Open Hours 【Mando rite】
Oct 12 18:00 – 23:00
For other events please check the official website. (only Japanese)
Admission Free
Address 1-1-1 Ikegami Ota-ku, Tokyo
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