2023 ROKUGATSUDO SCHEDULE

Rokugatsudo season is coming.

Rokugatsudo is held only in the area in where are used to be Satsuma Domain, and they are related to a Shimazu lord. Details about Rokugatsudo are here.

Check the schedule out of Rokugatsudo (六月灯), festivals!

(As of June 30th, 2022)

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(Note)
☆The dates change each year.
・Event details and times are listed based on previous years and are subject to change.
・Dates are subject to change.
・Please contact each shrine for details.
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Rokugatsudo Schedule 2023

Kagoshima city Area

 

Date

Venue

Address

Phone

Time

July 1 (Sat)

Yasaka Shrine
(八坂神社)

26-1 Shimizu-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→①

099-247-1464 6:00 PM
July 2 (Sun)

Funatama Shrine
(船魂神社)

5-15
Shin-yashiki-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→②

099-226-7457 5:00 PM

Yamamiya Shrine
(山宮神社)

1814 Mochiki-cho, Kagoshima city
(Sakurajima area)

Himemiya Shrine
(姫宮神社)

363 Nojiri-cho, Kagoshima city
(Sakurajima area)
Map→③

July 3 (Mon)

Inari Shrine
(稲荷神社)

34-15 Inari-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→④

099-248-4389 5:00 PM

Inari Shrine
(稲荷神社)

Yoshida-cho,
Kagoshima city

Inari Shrine
(稲荷神社)

Itsukushima Shrine
(厳島神社)

3-35,
Matsubara-cho
Kagoshima city
(@ Matsuraba Shrine)
Map→⑤

 

Matsubara Shrine
099-222-0343

6:00 PM
(Usually)

July 5 (Wed)

Sui Shrine
(水神社)

46
Sarkurajima-Matsuura-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→⑦

July 6 (Thu)

Minamikata Shrine
(南方神社)

124 Shimizu-cho, Kagoshima City
(Kanmachi Area)
Map→⑥

July 8 (Sat)

Hachiman Shrine
(八幡神社)

3577 Honmyo-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Yoshida area)
Map→⑧

Tsukada Shrine
(塚田神社)

Okanohara-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Yoshino area)
Map→➈

Minamikata Shrine
(南方神社)

Okanohara-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Yoshino area)
Map→⑩

July 9 (Sun)

Ichinomiya Shrine
(一ノ宮神社)

2-4-27 Korimoto, Kagoshima city
Map→⑪

099-254-0092 6:00 PM

Wakamiya Shrine
(若宮神社)

7-30 Ikenoue-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→⑫

099-248-2789

6:00 PM

Isachisa Shrine
(伊佐智佐神社)

1064-1 Wada-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→⑬

099-266-0700 6:00 PM
July 10 (Mon)

Mifune Shrine
(三船神社)

9996
Yoshicno-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→⑭

Shobu Shrine
(菖蒲神社)

4234 Yoshino-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→⑮

Nanayashiro Shrine
(七社神社)

7131 Yoshino-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→⑯

July 11 (Tue)

Shiogama Shrine
(塩釜神社)

1054
Taniyama-shioya-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→⑰

6:00 PM
July 11 (Tue)July 12 (Wed)

Okuninushi Shrine
(大国主神社)

7 Kinsei-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→⑱
July 13 (Thu)

Kashiwabara Shrine
(柏原神社)

2-4155
Taniyama-chuo,
Kagoshima city
Map→⑲

099-269-1225

5:00 PM

July 15 (Sat)

Hachiman Shrine
(八幡神社)

Tagami-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉒

Suwa Shrine
(諏訪神社)

3456 Koyamada-cho,
Kagoshima city Map→㉓

Shirayamahime Shrine
(白山姫神社)

Yoshino-cho, Kagoshima city

Chinju Shrine
(鎮守神社)

Yoshino-cho, Kagoshima city

July 15 (Sat)July 16 (Sun)

Terukuni Shrine
(照国神社)

19-35 Terukuni-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉔

Terukuni shrine is dedicated to Lord Shimazu Nariakira, who initiated the Shuseikan project.

This is the largest Rokugatsu Lantern Festival in Kagoshima Prefecture. Many lanterns light up the shrine precincts.

The approach to the shrine is lined with stalls and crowded with people every year.

*Fireworks display From 20:30~ (Both days)

099-222-1820

6:30 PM
no postponement for rain

P not available

Sengoku-tenjin Shrine
(千石天神神社)

Higashi-sengoku-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉕
5:00 PM
(Usually)
July 16 (Sun)

Taga Shrine
(多賀神社)

32-32
Shimizu-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Near Tagayama Park)
Map→㉖

099-247-1756

Ta-no-kami
(Rice Field God)
(田之神)

2-7-21
Shimo-arata , Kagoshima city
(@Arata Hachiman shrine )
Map→㉗

Arata Hachiman099-252-6744

Ise Shrine
(伊勢神社)

Shimo-ishiki-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→㉘

Shiogama Shrine
(塩竃神社)

32-13 Shinyashiki-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→㉑

099-227-1272

Yoshimitsu Shrine
(吉満神社)

7-26-15 Tagami, Kagoshima city
Map→㊳

Kotaka Shrine
(小鷹神社)

1171 Shimoda-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Yoshino area)

July 17 (Mon)

Hachiman Shrine
(八幡神社)

Miyanoura-cho
Kagoshima city
(Yoshida area)
Map→㉙

July 17 (Mon)July 18 (Tue)

Nanshu Shrine
(南洲神社)

2-1 Kami-tatsuo-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Kanmachi area)
Map→㉚

This shrine is dedicated to the war dead of the Seinan War, including Saigo Takamori.

Long stone steps lined with lanterns create a fantastic atmosphere.

With night stalls, this festival attracts a large crowd.

099-247-6076

6:00 PM
canceled only in case of heavy rain

P100 spaces

July 18 (Tue)

Tsurumine Shrine
(鶴嶺神社)

9698-2
Yoshino-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Iso area)
Map→㉛

099-247-1551
(Sengan-en)

6:00 PM

Kagoshima Shrine
(鹿児島神社)

2-58-3 Somuta Kagoshima city
Map→㉜

099-222-9380 6:00 PM

Shinmei Shrine
(神明神社)

3-27-3 Usuki,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉝

099-255-7710 6:00 PM

Kuromaru Shrine
(黒丸神社)

856 Yamada-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉞

Ochisoko Shrine
(尾地底神社)

217 Sakurajima-akobaru-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉟

July 19 (Wed)

Tatebe Shrine
(建部神社)

2-43-16 Take, Kagoshima city
Map→㊱

099-258-1466 6:00 PM
July 20 (Thu)

Ukemochi Shrine
(宇気母智神社)

2-7-21 Arata,
Kagoshima city
(@ Arata Hachiman Shrine )
Map→㉗

July 22 (Sat)

Hie Kamoike Sanno Shrine
(日枝鴨池山王神社)

1-8-23 Kamoike, Kagoshima city
Map→㊵

099-254-8853

4:00 PM

Tokiwa Hie Shrine
常盤日枝神社

324 Tokiwa-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㊶
099-256-3738 6:00 PM

Harara Hie Shrine
(原良日枝神社)

3136 Harara-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㊷

099-253-0180 5:00 PM

Hie Shrine
(日枝神社)

Ono-cho,
Kagoshima city

Hie Shrine
(日枝神社)

Kawakami-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㊹
July 22 (Sat)July 23 (Sun)

Yasaka Shrine Gion Festival
(八坂神社祇園祭)

26-1 Shimizu-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Kanmachi area)
Map→①

July 23 (Sun)

Matsubara Shrine
(松原神社)

3-35 Matsubara-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→⑤

099-222-0343 6:00 PM

Saenokami Shrine
(塞神神社)

4-4849
Taniyama-chuo, Kagoshima city
Map→㊻

Kawakami Tenmangu
(川上天満宮)

Kawakami-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Yoshino area)
Map→㊴

July 24 (Mon)

Atago Hirakiki Shrine
(愛宕枚聞神社)

1004 Sakurajima-akamizu-cho
Kagoshima city
Map→㊽

July 25 (Tue)

Arata Hachimangu
(荒田八幡宮)

2-7-21 Shimo-arata,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉗

Kirishima Koumen Daiko drums and a brass band performance by a local primary school will be held.

A lottery will be held from 8 pm.

The street in front of the shrine will become a pedestrian zone.

099-252-6744

5:30 PM
no postponement for rain

P not available

Three Statues at Terukuni Shrine
(照国神社三公銅像)

19-35
Terukuni-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㉔

照国神社
099-222-1820

Kogarasu Shrine
(小烏神社)

Sakurajima-koike-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㊾

Eboshidake Shrine
(烏帽子嶽神社)

4960 Hirakawa-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→㊿

099-261-2105

Iso Tenjin Sugawara Shrine
(磯天神菅原神社)

 

9678 Yoshino-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Iso area)
Map→51

099-247-9518 6:00 PM
July 27 (Thu)

Minamikata Shrine
(南方神社)

Sakurajima-cho-take,
Kagoshima city
Map→54
July 28 (Fri)

 

 

Inishiki Shrine
(伊邇色神社.)

2-9-30 Shimo-ishiki,
Kagoshima city
Map→55

099-229-5715

Kasuga Shrine
(春日神社)

4-38 Kasuga-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Kanmachi area)
Map→56

Suwa Shrine
(諏訪神社)

Nishi-beppu-cho, Kagoshima city
Map→58

Minamikata Shrine
(南方神社)

(Commonly called:Suwa Shrine /
(通称:諏訪神社)

6300 Kami-fukumoto-cho,
Kagoshima city
Map→57

July 29 (Sat)

Shiroyamahime Shrine
(白山比咩神社)

1293 Chuzan-cho,
Kagoshima city

July 30 (Sun)

Tsukiyomi Shrine
(月讀神社)

1722-8 Sakurajima-yokoyama-cho,
Kagoshima city
(Near the ferry terminal)
Map→59

099-293-2109 4:00 PM
July 31 (Mon)Aug. 1 (Tue))

 

Gokoku Shrine
(縣護国神社)

2-60-7 Somuta, Kagoshima city
Violin performances will be held on the 31st and a mini-concert by a vocalist on the 1st.
Map→60

099-226-7030

6:00 PM
no postponement for rain

P300 spaces


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Hokusatsu Area

 

Date

Venue

Address

Phone

Time

July 17 (Mon)

Kannoji Tenple
(感応寺)

5735 Shimomyo,
Noda-town,
Izumi city
Map→③

0996-84-2075

7:00 PM
(Usually)

July 29 (Sat)

Itsukushima Shrine
(巖島神社)

3845−6
Kami-okawauchi,
Izumi city
Map→⑤

0996-68-2552

7:00 PM

*Lighting up
6:30 PM ~ 9:30 PM
(Usually)

July 31 (Mon)

Nitta Shrine
(新田神社)

1935-2 Miyauchi-cho,
Satsuma-sendai city
Map→⑥

0996-22-4722

 


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Kirishima / Aira Area

 

 

Date

Venue

Address

Phone

Time

July 23 (Sun)

Ise Shrine
(伊勢神社)

2950 Kida, Kajiki town,
Aira city

July 27 (Thu)

Kagoshima
Shrine
(鹿児島神宮)

2496 Uchi, Hayato-town,
Kirishima city
P250 spaces

0995-42-0020

6:00 PM
canceled only in case of heavy rain
(Usually)

July 31 (Mon)

Kamou Hachiman Shrine
(蒲生八幡神社)

2259-1 Kami-gyutoku,
Kamou town,
Aira city
Map→⑤
0995-52-9092

6:00 PM
(Usually)

Aug. 5 (Sat)

Kirishima Jungu Shrine
(霧島神宮)

2608-5 Kirishima-taguchi, Kirishhima city
Map→⑥

0995-57-0001

5:00 PM ~


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Nansatsu Area

Date

Venue

Address

Phone

Time

July 9 (Sun)

July 10 (Mon)

Toyotamahime Shrine
(豊玉姫神社)

16510-1 Kori,
Chiran town,
Minami-kyushu city
Map→①

The Chiran Waterwheel Puppet Theatre, a nationally designated Intangible Folk Cultural Asset, is performed in the shrine precincts.

This year’s performance is ‘Kaguya-hime (The Tale of Princess Kaguya)’.

On the day of the performance, stalls will be set up and the area will be crowded with people.

0993-83-4335

no postponement for rain (Usually)
P100 spaces

July18 (Tue)

Hirakiki Shrine
(枚聞神社)

1366 Kaimon-jucho,
Ibusuki city
Map→②

0993-32-2007

6:00 PM

July 23 (Sun)

Takeda Shrine
(竹田神社)

17932 Kaseda-takeda,
Minami-satsuma city
Map→③

This shrine is closely associated with Shimazu Tadayoshi, who completed the Jisshin-ko Iroha-uta poem. Stone monuments with the Iroha-uta poem carved on them stand in the precincts of the shrine.

0993-52-2841 10:00 AM~

Lighting of lanterns
6:00 PM

July 25 (Tue)

Ibusuki Shrine
(揖宿神社)

773 Higashikata,
Ibusuki city
Map→④

0993-22-4052 7:00 PM

July 28 (Fri)

Minamikata Shrine
(南方神社)

398 Kago-fumoto-machi,
Makurazaki city
Map→⑤
0993-72-2629

 

 

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Osumi Area

 

Date

Venue

Address

Phone

Time

July 13 (Thu)

Nikko Shrine
(日光神社)

9260 Kitamata, Takarabe town, So city
Map→⑭

July 15 (Sat)

Tsuma Shrine
(都萬神社)

1589 Karijuku, Osaki town, So county
Map→⑥

099-476-1588


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Southern Islands

 

Date

Venue

Address

Phone

Time

July 15 (Sat)

Yaku Shrine
(益救神社)

27747 Miyanoura, Yakushima town, Kumage county

0997-42-0907

July 29 (Sat)

July 30 (Sun)

Takachiho Shrine
(高千穂神社)

19-1 Ine town, Naze,
Amami city
Map→④

0997-52-1345

(Usually)
Shinto ritual 18:30

Stage
performances 19:00


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