SHIBUSHI BUDDHA FESTIVAL (SHIBUSHI OSHAKA MATSURI / 志布志お釈迦祭り)

SHIBUSHI BUDDHA FESTIVAL (SHIBUSHI OSHAKA MATSURI / 志布志お釈迦祭り)

It is a festival to celebrate Buddha's birth which is one of the biggest festivals in Kagoshima. A famous parade with brides in kimono riding horses decorated with bells, a brass band, dance troupes and others will parade from Shibushi station to Houman temple. People put hydrangea tea (amacha) on the Buddha statue, invoking good health.
This year, people will decorate the area around Homan temple with flowers and lights from 24th of April to 6th of May.

Start Apr. 28, 2013 〜 Apr. 29, 2013

Festival Eve: April 28th (Sun) 18:00 ~ 21:00
Festival: April 29th (Mon / National holiday) 9:00 ~ 20:00

Zip899-7102
Address

6537 Cho, Shibushi town, Shibushi city,
Kagoshima prefecture

PlaceHouman Temple
Parking

400 spaces (No charge)

Fee

Freee

Contact The executive (Osyaka-matsuri Jikko Iinkai Jimukyoku
TEL: 099-472-8028
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