Kasuga Shrine Autumn Festival in Tambasasayama Castle Town Area

About the Kasuga Shrine Autumn Festival

The autumn festival of Kasuga Shrine, the guardian deity of Sasayama Castle Town, has a history of over 350 years and is a
representative festival of Tambasasayama. Nine Hokoyama(floats) and four Mikoshi (portable shrines) procession through the Sasayama castle town area, and the sound of traditional flutes and drums resounds. Influenced by Kyoto culture, the festival combines elegance and magnificence, and was designated as an intangible folk cultural property of the city in 2017.

Date and time for 2022 festival

Saturday, October 15, 2022 Yoimiya(festival-eve vigil)
Festival music performance for Kamimachi from 6:00pm, for Shimomachi from 6:30pm

Sunday, October 16, 2020 Honmiya(Main festival)
Hokoyama Procession from 9:45am, Mikoshi Procession from 1:00pm

*This year, there will be no procession of Taiko Mikoshi or Yoimiya Hokoyama.

*Closed to vehicles between Seiganji (45 Uoyamachi) and Sonpo-ji (141 Tatsumachi) on October 16th (Sun) 10:00am – 5:00pm




Basic information

Postal code 〒669-2321
Address 1015 Kurooka, Tambasasayama City, Hyogo
Phone number +81-79-552-3380
Access(by train/bus) From the west exit of JR Sasayamaguchi Station, take the Shinki Green Bus and get off at Sasayama Honmachi.
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Website Go to website (Japanese only)

Event information

Venue Kasuga Shrine (Kurooka)
Parking Please use the nearby municipal parking lots.(max. 400yen)
Organizer Sasayama Kasuga Shrine Autumn Festival Preservation Society


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