YAGORO-DON MATSURI (弥五郎どんまつり)

YAGORO-DON MATSURI (弥五郎どんまつり)

This festival has been held more than 900 years. Yagoro-don is a huge doll. Some people say he used to be a follower of the 6th emperor, and others say he was a boss of The Hayato (people who used to live in Osumi) around A.D.700.
At the festival, Yagoro-don, which is 4m85cm high, walks around from Iwagawa-yahata shrine to the center of Osumi town (13:00 ~ 15:45).

Start Nov. 03, 2012

Martial arts 9:00~17:00
Parade 11:30~12:30

Zip899-8102
Address

5745 Osumi-cho-Iwagawa, So city

PlaceAround Iwagawa-yahata shrine
Contact Yagoro-don Matsuri Jikko Iinkai
TEL: 099-482-1432
Webhttp://soo-navi.jp/%E6%9B%BD%E6%96%BC%E5%B8%82%E4%BC%9D%E7%B5%B1%E3%81%AE%E7%A5%AD%E3%82%8A/%E5%BC%A5%E4%BA%94%E9%83%8E%E3%81%A9%E3%82%93/
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