Event Schedule

Kurama Fire Festival

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At 18:00, men from the local village will gather and move to the shrine carrying huge pine torches with fire (5 meters long) on the shoulder. The surrounding area will become surrounded by fire producing a thrilling evening.

Venue

Yuki Shrine

Datetime

Oct. 22 (Sun.) Rain-or-shine

Traffic

Access: From Demachiyanagi, take the Eizan Railway and get off at "Kurama"

Information source

Kyogoyomi

Remarks

Note: The ceremony will end around midnight; the area will be extremely crowded from around 15:00 on the day of the event.
The route to the village will be blocked from Kibune-guchi Station of Eizan Railway.
Make sure to wear proper clothing as the festival uses fire.