MINAMI-SATSUMA GANJIN WALK 2020
(Minami-satsuma Kaido Ganjin-no Michi-aruki
/ 第8回 南さつま海道 鑑真の道歩き)

MINAMI-SATSUMA GANJIN WALK 2020 <br />(Minami-satsuma Kaido Ganjin-no Michi-aruki<br /> / 第8回 南さつま海道 鑑真の道歩き)

Ganjin (Jianzhen) was a Chinese monk who was invited by Emperor Shomu and helped to propagate Buddhism in Japan.
Making the voyage to Japan at that time was very difficult and he failed 5 times. On the 6th time he lost his eyesight, but he came to japan, at last in 753, arriving in Akime in Bonotsu.

This walk is held in memory of Ganjin. You can walk looking at the beautiful scenery of the sea and hills on the course and the place where Ganjin arrived.
Local people offer miso soup with pork and vegetables, sweet red-bean soup and other types of food on the course.

(Course)
February 22nd  
About 16㎞ / About 12㎞ / 2 Paralym Courses, one About 3㎞ and one about 6km for people with disabilities
February 23rd  
About 17㎞ / About16㎞)

(How to Apply)
- By postal transfer
- Through internet (Sports Entry
- By phone call (0570-039-846 Sports Entry / Weekday 10:00~17:30)
- Through Fami port at Family Mart (Choose Sports Entry)

(Application Deadline)
January 31st (Fri)
*You can also apply on the day at the site.

Start Feb. 22, 2020 〜 Feb. 23, 2020

Entry 8:30 ~ / 9:00 ~ (Differ depending on the course)
Start 9:30 / 10:00 / 10:20 (Differ depending on the course)

Genre

Walking

Address

Bonotsu town, Minami-satsuma city, Kagoshima prefecture

(Map)
Start at:Bonotsu Gakuen Ground / Oura Rojin Fukushi Center / Kushi-chiku Kominkan / Kasasa-koen Ground (Differs depending on the course)

PlaceStart at:Bonotsu Gakuen Ground / Oura Rojin Fukushi Center / Kushi Chiku Kominkan / Kasasa Koen Ground (Differs depending on the course)
Fee

Application fee 
*The fee is the same for 1day or 2days application.

Advanced application
Adult \1,500 / Junior High School & High School Students \700 / Elementary School Students \300
Application on the day
Adult \2,000 / Junior High School & High School Students \1,000 / Elementary School Students \500
*A course map, an event badge, a number cloth and insurance included.
*The lunch (\500) is available only if you apply for it at the same time as you apply for walking in advance.

Contact The executive
TEL: 0993-53-2111
Webhttp://www.city.minamisatsuma.lg.jp/shimin/event/gannjinn/e022131.html
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