This festival used to be one of Japan's Sanchokusai festivals (three great festivals designated by Japan's imperial court), together with the Kamo Festvial (Aoi Festival) and Kasuga Festival held in Nara. The grand procession consists of about 500 people.
Iwashimizu Hachiman-gu Shrine
Sept. 15 (Fri.)
Access: From Keihan Railway "Yawata-shi," take Otoko-yama Cable to "Otoko-yama Sanjo"